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Re: [debian-devel] Re: Ancient architecture

On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 01:12:06PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 10:11:26AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > that actually use these packages. If the source upload has been done on time
> > > to get into the release the maintainer has not to be worried if it takes 4
> > > or 14 days to compile on a specific arch. The RM will do that for him
> > > instead, right?
> > Er ... in what universe? (That depends rather on how important the
> > package is.)

> Correct me if I'm wrong:
> - the source is uploaded
> - there are no RC bugs open for that package
> - the freeze mode is active
> - one arch doesn't build that source package for whatever reason
> - it's the RM task to clearify that situation. He has to decide if he gives
> the arch more time to built that package, give the buildd admin(s) a kick to
> built it, drop the package for that arch for the release or drop the whole
> arch from being released because of that package. 

Actually, the most likely answer here is "tough, you should've uploaded
sooner", and release with whatever version of the package is already in
testing.  When the upload is trying to fix an existing RC problem in
testing, of course, delays are a bigger deal.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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