Re: the ongoing xfree86 buildd saga
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> 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.