Re: buildd stuff
On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 11:40:00PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 11:04:12AM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Goswin von Brederlow a écrit :
> > > Aurelien Jarno <email@example.com> writes:
> > >
> > >> One first step would be to keep the current build daemons maintainers
> > >> (ie the person who signs the upload), and give and access to some
> > >> porters to the wanna-build database. This way they could reschedule
> > >> failed builds, add dep-wait, or do binNMU. If I am right Steve Langasek
> > >> already has access to the wanna-build database of all architectures, so
> > >> that should not be a technical problem.
> > >
> > > I think from a technical point every buildd admin has access to
> > > wanna-build for all architectures. It is just policy not to mess
> > > around in someone elses backyard.
> > You think wrong. Using the public ldap database, you can find the
> > following details:
> Why is w-b access so sacred?
It's not that it's sacred; it's that w-b uses a Berkeley DB with a
database-level lock for every access (including read-only access); so
giving such access to everyone who asks for it will interfere with
proper buildd operation.
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