Re: Do not make gratuitous source uploads just to provoke the buildds!
* Thomas Bushnell BSG (email@example.com) [050312 02:05]:
> Since the all but one of the other arch buildd's have empty
> needs-build queues, it is harmless to force them to execute a
> recompile and costs no scarce resources. I did check this before
Even in the case the buildds otherwise idleing, it costs time of the
buildd admin to check the log and sign the upload.
> If, perhaps, there was a clear indication of the buildd ordering
> policy, then it could be properly used. Until then, I go on the basis
> of guesswork.
The ordering applied is (in this order, first difference wins)
- >= standard
- not uncompiled
- priority of the package
- priority of the section
That all is BTW visible from the code (or you could just ask).
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