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

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 07:52:57AM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 02:29:33PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>> > Why do the build servers install all the dependencies only to find out
>> > that some installed versions are insufficient for the build?
>> Because the current buildd system is outdated in the meanwhile. It should be
>> replaced by a new framework. 
>> > Surely this can be determined _before_ installing the dependencies?
>> > No new information is available after install that wasn't available
>> > before.
>> 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.

One more though, the idea in multibuild is also that packages could be
scheduled to get the Build-Depends needed build first. The more
waiting packages the higher the priority or such.


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