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

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 01:57:50PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> Another "problem" are build timeouts. We had just last week a package on
> crest that had hit the timeout twice (raised in between of course), because
> crest was as usually loaded. There's surely a correlation between load
> average and build times and therefore this relates to build timeouts as
> well.

I don't see how you would want to implement that reasonably, but if you
can, sounds good.

> Just as a third example, the current system is quite static. Packages are
> distributed by the queue order, when the buildd itself doesn't have a packages
> in one of its skip lists. Packages can not be raised in priority (or
> lowered) when needed. 

If that would ever be necessary, we could always manually build
packages. I don't think it's a problem.

Wouter Verhelst
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