Re: buildd out-of-dateness
On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 08:06:49PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Frank Gevaerts <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hi,
> > foobillard is out of date on s390. The first build attempt failed on
> > 04/04, because of missing libsdl1.2-dev. AFAICS, libsdl1.2-dev is again
> > available since 08/04, but foobillard has not yet been rebuilt.
> > How long should I wait before contacting someone to do something, and who
> > should I contact ?
> > Frank
> A package should never be failed due to a missing (not yet compiled)
> package. Thats what "Dep-Wait" is for. If you see any packages failed
> due to missing build-depends contact the buildd admin imediatly (thats
> wanna-build state failed, not a maybe-failed from the buildd logs).
> games/foobillard_2.9-2: Needs-Build [optional:out-of-date]
> Previous state was Building until 2004 Apr 17 09:17:33
> foobillard is not failed nor is it stuck. Looks like the s390 admins
> have been working on it.
Thanks. Is there some documentation available about interpreting buildd
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