Re: First pass all buildds before entering unstable
On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Andreas Tille wrote:
> just an idea from a completely uneducated person regarding buildd:
> What about if each freshly uploaded package which contains architecture any
> packages would enter kind of a staging area first and buildds grab these
> files from there. After each buildd was able to build a package the whole
> set with all architectures enters unstable at once.
> This would get us rid of all those packages in unstable with "Does not build
> on ..." and several dependencies could be easier solved. Moreover it would
> enhance the preasure on developers to care for this kind of bugs.
> I guess this would be not really hard to implement.
You just described one of the many features of testing.