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Re: update on binary upload restrictions

Le Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 10:42:25AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow a écrit :
> Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> writes:
> > On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Benjamin Seidenberg wrote:
> >
> >> If we do go to source-only uploads, could this problem be avoided by
> >> having arm and other slow arches wait until at least one other arch
> >> successfully builds the package?
> >
> > I think that would be a good idea anyway, even if we do not go to
> > source-only uploads. There is no point in wasting expensive CPU cycles
> > to build a package if it FTBFS on every architecture.
> I would rather do the opposite. Stop building a package when it fails
> on other archs. Thing about the (unlikely) situation that arm is
> idle. Nothing to build. Now someone uploads foobar. Should we wait or
> just try? If it works we saved time. If it fails only idleing is lost.

Or how about having the package rejected before being queued if it is
not buildable on a (p|cow)builder installed on a fast machine, for

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Wako, Saitama, Japan

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