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Re: Less dinstall FTW?

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 04:21:43PM +0200, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs <xnox@debian.org> wrote:

> > I don't want to build packages using local apt repository of uploads,
> >  since e.g. I don't want to upload something that was build against
> > earlier uploaded $foo, which got rejected by ftp-masters for example.
> > Currently, it's sometimes possible for me to see updates twice a day
> > (e.g. my morning upload in the evening).

> I have a solution for that ...  Patience, young padawan.

> I don't think that our packaging needs requires such speed, and you are
> usually stuck on the ftp-master review and not on the dinstall run times...
>  The only time you would need a hourly dinstall run is when you have
> entangled dependencie (oh, hello ruby/rails), but that also can be handled
> with patience.

The common case does not include NEW packages and does not go through
ftp-master review at all.  So no, for most uploads, time to dinstall *is*
the limiting factor for iterating.

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

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