Re: Discarding uploaded binary packages
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Le 26/10/2012 02:13, Peter Miller a écrit :
> It may be possible to address both concerns in a different way.
> 1. Implement PPAs. The code is open source, get it working first,
> and enhance it later.
> 2. DDs and DMs upload source-only to their individual PPA(s). The
> PPA build farm builds the package on all the architectures Debian
> cares about.
> 3. When a DD or DM wants to place a package to testing or
> experimental, it is done as a *copy* from a PPA (no upload
> required). If the package in the PPA didn't build, no copy
> This means folks who pay $$$ for uploads don't have to upload the
> binary package that is discarded. But it also means the package is
> known to build (on all architectures) before being copied into
> testing or experimental.
The autobuilders will still see many failing builds. Perhaps even
more, if you openly advertise them as a way to perform test builds. I
don't see what you gain from it.
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