Re: Could there be a arch build test befre upload?
Gustavo Noronha Silva <email@example.com> writes:
> Em Wed, 19 Jul 2006 09:14:48 -0600
> Joseph Smidt <firstname.lastname@example.org> escreveu:
>> The arm dev suggested using experimental for such a purpose,
>> which I admit is a good idea, but isn't that more than is needed if
>> all you want to test is whether it builds on all architectures.
>> dbuildtest could be another sanity test on top of linda and lintian.
>> Then you know in advance if the build would work.
> Too much load for the buildd network, I believe. Notice that you do
> have chroots in various port machines, and you can request that
> build-deps for your package be installed on them.
> See you,
And how often do they not have the right build-depends installed?
Also note that the load is the same if you start a build manual or if
buildd builds a package. So in overall cpu time you don't loose as
long as builds as started for specific archs.