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Re: Buildd & binary-indep

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 11:55:32PM +0200, Stéphane Glondu wrote:
> Le 24/09/2010 22:44, Dmitry E. Oboukhov a écrit :
> > If this package is built it  wants more than one gigabyte (~1.2-1.4G)
> > RAM to build. So there are two buildd servers can't build
> > *architecture:all* packages. So this package can't pass into testing
> > for a long time (more than 120 days).

> What about building this architecture:all package only in binary-indep?
> Like in the attached patch... This way, the buildds won't try to build them.

That is the customary workaround for this issue.  The downside is that it
causes the build to be run under $rootcmd instead of running as a normal
user.  Since all buildds are using fakeroot these days instead of sudo
(TTBOMK), this is tolerable - but still not ideal.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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