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Re: the ongoing xfree86 buildd saga

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> I don't think it would hurt if maintainers whose packages are in this state
> would email the relevant <arch>@buildd.debian.org addresses and cc:
> debian-release on the message -- now, rather than waiting for the buildds to
> be fixed.  Hopefully, this would save the buildd maintainers the trouble of
> having to look through all the build logs to find the ones related to this
> breakage, and they can requeue them as a batch.

So I've done this, but I am skeptical about how much it will help.

For example, if even *one* buildd maintainer doesn't requeue with some
kind of promptness, then the only way to deal with it will be to make
a new upload, which will force a recompile everywhere.

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