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Re: Do not make gratuitous source uploads just to provoke the buildds!

* Thomas Bushnell BSG (tb@becket.net) [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
> uploading. 

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
- name

That all is BTW visible from the code (or you could just ask).

   PGP 1024/89FB5CE5  DC F1 85 6D A6 45 9C 0F  3B BE F1 D0 C5 D1 D9 0C

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