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Re: Proposed release goal: fix debian/rules build-arch

Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> writes:

> No, buildds do not install B-D-I contrary to what policy says they
> must. Which is part of the problem the proposal wants to fix.

> It also isn't so much the building itself, most arch-indep stuff builds
> pretty quick. The bigger saving is not having to download, unpack,
> configure and remove all the B-D-I packages. Installing for example
> latex and updating the font cache takes forever. And you have to do that
> for every single package with tex docs again and again and again.

For the record in the thread, since I was originally wondering if this is
worth it, you and Steve have convinced me that it is.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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