Re: Do not make gratuitous source uploads just to provoke the buildds!
* Wouter Verhelst (email@example.com) [050321 00:25]:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 10:40:43AM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > If we don't wait for an arch, it gets out-of-sync quite soon, and due to
> > e.g. legal requirements, we can't release that arch. (In other words, if
> > an arch is too long ignored for testing, we should remove it, as we
> > can't release it in any case.)
> Is that statement based on experience of current behaviour, or rather on
> expected behaviour?
It's based on experience.
> (Currently, architectures only get ignored if they're lagging behind
> anyway, so then the above statement is obviously true. When
> architectures are being ignored for other reasons, the above isn't as
> obvious anymore)
It's probably true that an arch that is always ignored doesn't get out
of sync as bad as an ignored arch now. However, every arch is sometimes
a bit out-of-sync on one or another package, and I doubt that it will
really work. But well, of course this could be tried out if it seems to
be the best solution.
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