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Re: DD's cheat card (was Re: Bug#754416: makefs: FTBFS on mips: Must set MACHINE_ARCH to one of mipseb or mipsel)

Thorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.de> (2014-07-13):
> Cyril Brulebois dixit:
> >Thorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.de> (2014-07-12):
> >> OK, can you please give-back makefs on mips once the new bmake
> >> binaries are available for all buildds?
> >
> >Please send your request to the appropriate place.
> Ooooookay. Yes, this was a mistake of mine. But it took me about
> six minutes to find the eMail address *and* the format to use for
> the message. Six minutes of both duckduckgoïng and searching and
> looking through devref.
> It turns out that it was in devref, but ‘/’-searching in Lynx did
> not find it with the right keywords.
> So why is this so hard? I imagine DDs very rarely need to request
> wanna-build state changes… and when they do, the information should
> be easier to find.
> Maybe a “gift” job for a Debian Contributor would be to put together
> a “DD’s cheat card”, with infos about how to contact DSA, WB team,
> etc. – nothing about the how-to of packaging, but about the orga‐
> nisational things in Debian. Maybe also an excerpt of the most
> relevant things from control@b.d.o, things like that, things which
> a DD (or even DM) may need occasionally. Something to bookmark.



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