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Re: MIPS builds - wrong status?

Marek Habersack <grendel@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 06:32:30PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow scribbled:
> [snip]
>> > Thanks,
>> > -- 
>> > Steve Langasek
>> > postmodern programmer
>> They might be aware of their responsibilities but they don't always
>> fullfill them. To err is human and sometimes things slipp through the
>> craks. Sending a polite reminder when something is amiss can help
>> notice such cases.
> I never meant anything but a polite question since the package has been
> stuck on mips for a long time (previous uploads as well).
>> But before you do bother one of the busy buildd admins make sure you
>> know whats going on.
>> Lets find out whats going on pike7.2:
>> Step 1: check the wanna-build status for your package (e.g. on buildd.net)
> I am probably one of the very few DDs not fully aware of that, but is there
> a single page which links to all the developer's resources of the buildd.net
> kind? I searched debian.org and it doesn't seem to mention buildd.net
> anywhere. By far, the best starting point for all the package status,
> explanations etc. locations is the Q&A's developer.php output, but wouldn't
> it be nice if we had all the links collected anywhere on debian.org? Again,
> I might have missed existence of such page :)

Afaik there is no such page.

Maybe someone could link buildd.net (or one of the other buildd status
pages) onto the QA page or add its funtionality directly.

>> http://www.buildd.net/cgi/package_status?all_pkg=pike7.2&searchtype=go
>> |
>> |interpreters/pike7.2_7.2.580-2: Uploaded by buildd_mips-r5k [optional:out-of-date]
>> |  Previous state was Building until 2004 Aug 10 02:45:00
>> If you don't know what the state means, buildd.net also has some docs.
>> In this case the state is "Uploaded", meaning the package was build
>> successfully and signed by the buildd admin.
>> "Uploaded" is suposed to be a very temporary state lasting only 15
>> minutes tops before the incoming queue accepts the package. Given the
>> age of it something has gone wrong. The package has failed to get
>> accepted.
>> Now it is your turn to decide if 6 days means the buildd admin is just
>> busy but will clean up the mess once he has time or if he overlooked
>> the problem. Personally I would wait a week but with the current
>> backlog ...
> I'm happy to, I just hope it won't mean this version of pike7.2 doesn't make 
> it into Sarge :)
> thanks,
> marek

It probably won't unless you do something yourself. If you are on irc
you can ask Ingo Juergensmann (ij) to schedule a build on his
inofficial mips buildd.


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