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

Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 01:34:25PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > Running wanna-build, the one coordinating instance for all buildds,
> > requires communication as "technical" skill for smooth operations.
> Running wanna-build, managing the archive software, and developing dpkg
> all require the same set of skills: primarily technical skills to ensure
> that they keep working. The possibility of other people being usefully

There is a world of a difference between managing the config files for
wanna-build and developing dpkg sources. Same for managing the config
file for the accepted/autobuild queue access (or what do you refer to
by archive softwarein this context?).

> involved is exactly the same. The possibility of other people being
> inconvenienced by bad decisions is exactly the same. You'll also note

If only there were decision being made. Still waiting for wanna-build

> that James is involved in a bunch of active teams, and actually does
> work well with others.

With some others. And we still haven't figured out what the criteria
is. So far the only possible match is the elite DDs conspiracy theory.

> It takes two people to communicate; if it's not working out how you'd
> like, it's not reasonable to assign all the blame to one person, least
> of all when others are able to communicate with that person entirely
> happily.  If "bitch about it in public" is the first method you think of
> to improve communication flows, then, well, you don't know what you're
> talking about, IMO.
> Cheers,
> aj

Its not the first method and not the only method. But its also an
officially santioned method (in the case for the DAM ping for example)
if you don't want to go as far as call it recommended.


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