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Re: the ongoing xfree86 buildd saga

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@grep.be> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 12:41:46PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> > Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:
> > > That won't help, especially not in this case. Those who manage the
> > > autobuilder are best suited to know when the autobuilder will be fixed,
> > > since they are the ones who have to clean up...
> > 
> > What I'm saying is that once it's cleaned up, I have two options:
> > 
> > * ask for my package to be requeued;
> > * do another upload.
> > 
> > And I'm almost certain that the latter option is faster, and that the
> > former option will have an unpredictable delay of up to a week.
> What I'm saying is that the delay is likely in cleaning up, not
> necessarily in requeueing. Hence, your upload will likely break again,
> in exactly the same way it did before.

Once it's cleaned up.  Let me repeat.  ONCE IT'S CLEANED UP.

There are two delays.  One is the delay waiting for it to be cleaned
up.  The other is the delay waiting for the package to be rebuilt.

I'm talking about the *second* delay.

ONCE IT'S CLEANED UP, what should I do to get the package rebuilt?
Seems to me, I should requeue it.  Nothing else is an advertised or
reliable way.  Even the <arch>@buildd.debian.org I'm now told is not

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