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Re: First pass all buildds before entering unstable

Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> writes:

> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > You are ignoring all the packages that don't build and never have been
> > build for some architecture. Mainly that happens if some
> > build-depends, like the compiler needed, wasn't yet ported.

It gets fetches, unpaked and then checkbuilddepends find problems. and
puts it in Dep_wait.

> But this is no FTBFS bug than.  I just want to keep packages which will
> have FTBFS bugs which can be automatically detected out of the door.
> Currently we have more than 100 FTBFS bugs.  It is hard to say which
> of them could be detected at upload time.  But if there is an
> automatic method to sort out packages even before they enter unstable
> we should do so to stop their influence to other dependant packages.
> > There is a reason testing script only require archs that did
> > previously build.
> Well, but this is done automatically.  I do not want to change anything
> here.

You can only detect if the package is uploaded. Anything else would
need intelligend parsing of buildd logs.

Checking only archs with previously build depends screens out any of
the above cases, you should do the same in yor proposal.


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