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Re: Experimental queue?

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 02:22:28AM +0200, Wesley W. Terpstra wrote:
> * Do the autobuilders build packages uploaded as experimental? (eg: to
> confirm a successful port)

Yes, it works just like unstable but without the propogation and associated

> * Is making an unstable upload really as easy as setting the changes file to
> experimental?


> * Can a package uploaded to experimental be migrated to unstable?
>  * I definitely don't want this happen automatically
>  * At some point I probably want to push the newest versions from
> experimental to unstable (to facilitate building the new architectures) and
> then upload a new 'final' version that gets autobuilt for all the new
> targets, landing in unstable.

When you upload to unstable with a higher version number, the experimental
package is removed. The unstable version propogates normally. [1]

> Finally, how can I determine which debian autobuilders have >1GB of RAM
> (required for a successful build).

The full list of machinery is [2].

1: http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/resources.html#s4.6.4
2: http://db.debian.org/machines.cgi

Jonathan Wiltshire

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