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

Op vr, 11-03-2005 te 19:14 -0800, schreef Steve Langasek:
> The queue ordering is entirely automatic, and AIUI the queue(s) is (are)
> sorted by:
> - target suite
   - previous compilation state (already built packages are prioritized
above packages never built for the target architecture)
>   - package priority
>     - package section
>       - package name
> I personally believe it would be beneficial to prioritize by upload urgency
> as well (probably as a sort criterion between package priority and package
> section), but the w-b maintainers disagree.

I agree with the w-b maintainers. The queue order is only interesting in
the case where there is a backlog; in other cases, packages are usually
built rather fast. In the case where there is a backlog, those trying to
fix the architecture (usually those that are working on it) should be in
charge of deciding what package gets built first, not the maintainer of
a random package -- /all/ package builds are urgent if there's a

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