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Re: Build logs from local builds

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:39:38AM +0100, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 08:30, Adam Majer <adamm@zombino.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 02:58:19PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >> On Mon, Oct 26 2009, Adam Majer wrote:
> >> > Or here's a radical idea - allow source only uploads of packages.
> >>
> >>         And thus allow people to upload without ever building locally.
> >
> > I would expect people to build packages locally. How else can they
> > install then? How can they test them otherwise?
> >
> > What about ditching *.deb before the upload? dput and related upload
> > as they do now but ignore *.deb. Archive requires that .debs are in
> > .changes but does not check for their actual presence. Would that work?
> As a personal note, as one of those unlucky people with a very slow
> network connection: if binary packages built by maintainer have to be
> discarded, than *please* allow a way to actually not upload them.
> I'm in favor of let the buildds generate binaries for all the arch
> (even the one the maintainer used to build the package locally), but
> having to wait a long time to upload a set of .debs and then see them
> discarded it quite uncomfortable, and a waste of time, disk space and
> bandwidth.

Even worse, when for some reason the upload fails, you have to start it
over, and that's even more painful.

Mike, not with a slow connection, but with big packages to upload

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