Re: possible compromise for ITP: linux?
On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Santiago Vila wrote:
> If Robert is such an incompetent developer as some people say and the
> package does not build on the 11 different architectures, then the
> package will not propagate to testing and the world will be safe from
> the disaster.
You misunderstand how testing works.
If a *new* package doesn't build on some arch, it won't be held up from
testing because of it.
It's only when an *existing* package that *previously* built on some arch, and
now it doesn't, that testing will ignore it.