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Re: the ongoing xfree86 buildd saga

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 12:35:50PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:

> I'm not complaining about the slow archs, and the m68k buildd failure
> will surely be noticed.  It has not, however, been retried.  Why?

Because the buildds are currently doing other stuff?

> I'm asking for *information*.  How do I find out what the plans are?  

Google for "buildd"?
There are numerous threads in the past about how and where to obtain
information about buildds. 

> What about the mips and sparc failures?  The buildd logs look like
> FTBFS, even though that's not right; do they read this list?  How does
> one find out?  How does one say: "this is blocking my package, can you
> give me an estimate on how long it will take?"

See why the current buildd system is obsolete?
When multibuild would have been finished, you would have this kind of info
at hand. Sadly, multibuild got stuck and I consider it now dead. Maybe
someone else want to pick it up and continue it?
(Yes, I'm somewhat pissed off myself because multibuild got stuck... I would
really liked to see it succeed, but sometimes something is out of your
control and you have to live with that....)
Ciao...              // 
      Ingo         \X/

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