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Re: Sourceful uploads [Re: Upcoming FTPMaster meeting]

On su, 2011-02-13 at 19:13 +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> On 02/13/2011 07:00 PM, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > On su, 2011-02-13 at 18:49 +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> >> I don;t think that is a good idea, there are way too many people not building
> >> and testing their packages properly already, we don't want to give that work to
> >> the buildd-admins...
> > 
> > That's something I don't understand. If I upload a broken package, why
> > should it be the buildd admin's job to deal with it? Should not I get
> > notified of the error, and told to fix it?
> I guess the notifying is what would become the buildd admin's job...

Why is this a manual job, rather than automated?

> If people want to not have to build and upload binary packages, they
> would better invest their time in setting up a central service that
> would build for them and would help in uploading succesful builds
> instead of complaining about thrown away binary packages IMHO.

I thought this was the purpose of the existing buildd network.

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