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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 03:24:06PM +0100, Aurélien Jarno wrote:
> What about partial mirroring to address space problems? What about a 
> team for wanna-build so that help and machines are not refused anymore? 
> What about a team for buildd so that there is always an admin available 
> at a given time?
> Maybe it doesn't work, but at least we have to try, before dropping 
> arches. Because it's clear that SCC arches will be dropped sooner or 
> later, if they are considered by debian-developers as "secondary arches".

What about the *massive* issues with releasing d-i due to syncing on all
arch's? What about the various arch-specific kernel issues that have popped up
and the problems in getting people to make all the necessary fixes?  What about
the huge problems in getting a decently new release of X in to Debian because
of constant porting problems? What about the heavy burden on the security team?

The problems extend beyond the mirrors and the buildds.

 - David Nusinow

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