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

On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 01:55:29PM +0200, Riku Voipio wrote:

> Since you disagree, I would like to know what I have missed,
> what is the information I am overlooking that would tell me that it
> is obvious that there was no serious problem.

The most important/serious was solved by uploading qt-x11-free for mipsel by
someone else. 

> I didnt request for qt-x11-free on mipsel since when I noticed it being
> stuck,  there was already a recent request(s!) on depian-mips list. 
> I asked if anyone knew who had an an mipsel machine around. I was 
> directed to Goswin, who told me there should be no need to panic 
> since qt was already on the top of needs-build list, and should 
> thus be compiled soon. I disagreed, since I remebered seeing 
> qt week earlier in the pole position too. Goswin told that I 
> must have remembered wrong since the need-build list is fifo. 
> Since my memory occasionaly leaks, I assumed that he was right. 
> Few days later I came back asking howcome nothing has changed, but 
> at that point qt was already being built.

Yeah, that packages was under control, being watched very closely... ;)
> OTOH, at the same time I asked why the arm-version of qt-x11-free had
> been uploaded but not installed for a few weeks. The person responsible
> for the buildd told me that he would look at it and soon enough told 
> me that the changes where just signed and accepted.

Yeah, that's a normal behaviour. Packages can get lost somewhere (mails get
lost somehow, etc). When you discovered a problem, contacted the buildd
admin and got feedback, everything is ok. But that wasn't quite the case for
q-tx11-free on mipsel. 

Ciao...              // 
      Ingo         \X/

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