Re: Do not make gratuitous source uploads just to provoke the buildds!
* Matthew Palmer (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050313 01:05]:
> On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 03:12:12PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Er, packages *do* eventually get built; they just don't get built in any
> > kind of FIFO order.
> Er, no. Unless there's some sort of aging process (not yet described in the
> threads here) which will result in an extra package called zappa in section
> x11 from eventually being promoted above a package aardvark in section
> admin, it is entirely possible that package will never be built. All it
> requires is for the rate of new packages entering the queue before zappa to
> be equal to or greater than the rate of packages leaving the queue due to
> having been built or removed.
If that happens for a too long period, we might consider such an
architecture to be too slow to keep up, and will eventually discuss
about kicking it out of the architectures we wait for testing migration
at all, or even kicking it out of testing at all. Not waiting for such
an arch has happened and might happen again.
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