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Re: The wider implications of debhelper/dbus breakage

Philipp Kern <trash@philkern.de> writes:

> On 2009-07-20, Stéphane Glondu <steph@glondu.net> wrote:
>> For example, each OCaml transition involve rebuilding a lot of packages
>> (about 139), with 6 levels of dependencies. So if some build takes 2
>> days or more (for the current transition, on some builds, it was even
>> more than a week) to be uploaded, it means that transition will last at
>> least 12 days (for the current transition, all packages were
>> rebuilt/uploaded/installed after 21 days). But most of the builds are
>> successful (and fast). If packages were automatically uploaded on
>> success, a dependency level would be cleared at each dinstall run,
>> meaning the whole recompilation would take less than 2 days.
> Haskell is even more intense.  But it's not exactly true because we are
> autobuilding from accepted, so you do not need to wait for dinstall runs
> to complete but can get it done much quicker.
> Kind regards,
> Philipp Kern

The long wait is the signing, not the dinstall run. Even without
accepted dinstall runs 4 times a day now.

But I have to say I'm totaly against unsigned uploads. The buildds are
insecure enough as it is.


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