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Re: trends.debian.net updated

On Tue, 2020-04-14 at 20:32 +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 14/04/20 at 19:40 +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > > I think we should be rebuilding everything at least once per release
> > > cycle, so we don't have a nasty surprise when these "mature" packages
> > > need bug fixes.
> > 
> > There's enough automated testing to spot FTBFS, thus rebuilding would only
> > recompile against updated toolchain.  That's a good idea, but I say we need
> > a human look once in a longer while.
> Those packages are also unlikely to have a test suite. They might build,
> but the resulting binaries might not work.

Which is why I think we need to rebuild anyway, and have users of
testing/unstable report such regressions.


Ben Hutchings
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
                                                      - Albert Einstein

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