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Re: buildd administration

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 11:40:17AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> and people aren't skilled enough because they aren't allowed to help.
> Er, did you even *read* this thread?  We got on the topic of buildds because
> *someone refused to help diagnose build failures because they consider it the
> buildd admin's job*.  This is a concrete and specific task which needs

Did we? I remeber a maintainer checking his package wasn't build, the
buildd log showing a trivial missing Build-Depends and requesting the
package to be rescheduled for building. Or was that another thread
with the same topic?

> attention, which doesn't require special access in order to work on, and by
> means of which developers can demonstrate their trustworthiness to buildd
> maintainers.  Instead, people are telling me this is the buildd maintainer's
> job, and that no one is going to volunteer to do any porting work unless
> they are given the keys to the buildds in the process.

Rescheduling a job that failed with a missing build-depends is the
buildd admins job. Only people with wanna-build access can do that.


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