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Re: Source only uploads?

On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 09:24:25AM -0400, christophe barbe wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 02:53:48PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
[somebody deleted some attributions here, so I no longer know who said
> > > >   - Architecture: all packages would not get built
> > > 
> > > Well, we just need an arch: all autobuilder and that's it, or one of the
> > > autobuilders building the arch: all stuff.
> > 
> > Feel free to set up one.
> I feel like I am missing something here. Could you explain
> "Architecture: all packages would not get built"? Is the problem with
> binary arch independent packages?

Autobuilders use dpkg-buildpackage -B which does not build Architecture:

> > I have less problems with the second part of your suggestion ("binary
> > uploads where the binary part is ignored"), as long as it's not so
> > time-consuming that becomes a problem (which I'm afraid is likely to be
> > the case).
> "binary uploads where the binary part is ignored" sounds very good. I
> don't expect problems related to "time-consuming" since most binary
> uploads are for x86 these days and x86 autobuilder cpu time should not
> be very hard to find. 

Competent human operator time is more valuable and in shorter supply.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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