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Re: Using buildds only (was: Results of the meeting...)

* Wouter Verhelst (wouter@debian.org) wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 09:32:33AM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > It doesn't really hurt us right now, so we didn't start to force
> > building packages in pbuilder. buildd time is cheap compared to
> > developer time, so introducing mandatory pbuilding would slow down
> > development quite drastically. 
> I guess this is where Debian and Ubuntu differ. Granted, buildd time is
> cheaper than developer time, but then we don't have the hardware to
> rebuild all of our archive in a few days, like you guys do :-)

Sure we do, for certain ports (ie: amd64).  Really, this just means it'd
be better to implement a system along the lines of:

source upload
fastest/preferred buildd type (i386, amd64, whatever) attempts build
 --> Success
    Other buildds attempt to build
 --> Fail
    Package kicked back to maintainer



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