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Re: Let's remove mips, mipsel, s390, ... (Was: [Fwd: Re: GTK+2.0 2.6.2-3 and buildds running out of space])

* Dirk Eddelbuettel (edd@debian.org) [050222 05:45]:
> It delays our releases in the sense that it affects our resources:
> - available maintainer and developer time,
You mean, we have some great people working as porters and also giving a
general helping hand, and we would loose them if we throw most arches
out? :)

> - cpu cycles (witness Wouter's request to compile big packages rarely),
It is _definitly_ a bad idea to "just upload" packages every few days.
This has nothing to do with buildds, but just with general good or bad

> - security response time (more builds to do)
that is not an issue.

> and that it 
> - increases the load on infrastructure (t-p-u, security)
There's no real difference between 2 and 11 archs
> - scarce resource such as release managers, ftp admins, ...

Frankly speaking, the most costly point with other arches is that there
are too often these useless discussions. _That_ is beyond all the most
expansive of them.

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