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Re: Debian needs more buildds. It has offers. They aren't being accepted.

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 11:40:06AM -0600, Chris Cheney wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 12:14:09PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > > No, he said "you need to replace them".
> > > 
> > > He also said "cannot".
> > 
> > If they can't put up a few buildd's, I'd hardly call that grounds for
> > replacement. We have more pressing issues than setting up buildd's (like
> > the security of our systems). And if they don't have the time to do that
> > (currently, so consider that their time constraints may change), what
> > makes anyone think they'll have time to train someone in doing the
> > buildd setups?
> Debian is still having security problems 3 months after breakin? If so
> that would also indicate a major problem with getting work done that
> probably needs more hands... It is not a case of training people how
> to setup buildds, it is a case of giving people access to w-b. Notice
> in the Ingo's email they are giving some people w-b access in 1 day
> but are ignoring others permanently.

That's not true. It's taking a lot of time, but if I hadn't made the
error of encrypting to the wrong key, all setup that had been asked for
would have been done now.

> So it DEFINITELY is not a case of them being overloaded.

I don't see what else it could be.

Wouter Verhelst
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