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

This one time, at band camp, Marc Haber said:
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 10:52:29 -0500, Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> wrote:
> >The only real showstopper for some of the slower arches is that they
> >take too long to compile some of the bigger packages, and that slows
> >down getting security upgrades out the door.  I was under the
> >impression that things like distcc and the like were intended to
> >address exactly these issues.  If people are motivated to keep their
> >pet arch in the mainline distribution, I think doing the work to set
> >up a distributed build farm that won't slow down the security
> >releases is both doable and likely to be good enough to meet the
> >standards outlined. 
> If you are able to get the new buildd recognized by the empowered
> ones. Which has proven to be hard or impossible.

amd64 seems to have done quite well for themselves actually.  They have
actually done exactly what this proposal has asked for - they have done
the heavy lifting themselves, and shown that they have an infrastructure
that won't unnecessarily bog down the works.

You seem top have an axe to grind here with somebody, friend, so why not
just name names and be done with it?  Sniping from the back row never
helps anything.

Take care,
|   ,''`.					     Stephen Gran |
|  : :' :					 sgran@debian.org |
|  `. `'			Debian user, admin, and developer |
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