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Re: 2013 sometimes still feels like 2003 or 1993 (Re: NEW processing during freezes

Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > >> We've always treated "FTBFS if built twice in a row" bugs as important:
> > >> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=debian-qa@lists.debian.org;tag=qa-doublebuild
> > >
> > > The real question is whether or not there is a consensus within the
> > > project that severity should be serious (via a policy "must"), making
> > > such issues release critical, which would be the only way to truly
> > > "eliminate" the doesn't build twice problem.
> > 
> > And/or on the technical side, make the buildds always build twice.
> Sounds like a waste of resources.

Not every architecture needs to build twice.  If only the fastest
building architecture built twice it would catch almost all of the
problems with no change in resources elsewhere.


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