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

* Goswin von Brederlow (brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de) [050314 15:35]:
> Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:
> > * Hamish Moffatt (hamish@debian.org) [050314 01:45]:
> >> On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 11:16:56PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> >> > Our goal is that the queue gets empty from time to time, and so,
> >> > priority shouldn't prevent a package from being built.
> >> 
> >> How often should the queue be emptied, or when will an architecture be
> >> declarared not-keeping-up?
> >
> > In light of
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/03/msg00012.html
> >   the release architecture must have N+1 buildds where N is the number
> >   required to keep up with the volume of uploaded packages
> > at least once per day for etch.

> That means no more m68k. Given that some packages compile up to 12
> days there will be plenty of times the queue doesn't empty once per
> day.

needs-build can be empty even if packages _are_ currently building.

> I would like to see some stats showing on how many days in the last
> year an arch reached 0 needs-build. I highly doubt that any arch
> managed to do it every day troughout the last year.

You know why goals are important? 0 needs-build is definitly a goal we
should work to.

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