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Re: Let's remove mips, mipsel, s390, ...

On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 12:51:16PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 10:44:42PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > Bastian Blank worked on a database that handles all these build-deps on the
> > > central wanna-build replacement. The idea is to give out just those packages
> > Even that sounds too complicated. Really, each buildd can work this out
> > on its own. Given the current packages files, determine whether you can
> > meet all the dependencies.
> "Can" and "should" are different stories. 
> When there's a missing build-dep on one arch, it might make sense to stop
> that package from being distributed for other archs, so they don't waste
> their time on that. 
> You can't do that on a per buildd basis. 

True. But even what I proposed is a big improvement on the current

> Same for supplying additional build-deps that have already been solved on
> faster archs. 

Do we still do this? Aren't missing deps just sent back as FTBFS bugs?

> Have you ever watched several buildds doing their work to give qualified
> comments on that issues? If so, join the group at #multibuild... 

No, but I don't see why I shouldn't comment anyway.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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