Re: How should we deal with 'pointless-on-this-arch' packages?
Carlo Segre <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sun, 15 Oct 2006, Charles Plessy wrote:
>> The interest with debtags is that it allows to change the policy for a
>> package without needing an upload or the intervention of the maintainer.
>> This way, the decision of not building could be taken by the maintainer,
>> and it could be reverted quickly by somebody else if a user requested
>> the package on an excluded arch.
> How would you implement with with debtags? Are the buildd's paying
> attention to this now? Maybe I misunderstand.
They aren't paying attention to anything but Wanna-Build and their
local [weak_]no_auto list.
The place to watch for debtags would be wanna-build. That is the
central place that decides what to build. Buildds just pick things up