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Re: retriggering the building of a package on all archs

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 06:12:27PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 08:51:07AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > I can also reupload a new version of B, but it would be inappropriate
> > since nothing changed in that package.

> I think it's the preferred method, though.  Certainly I've had bugs filed on
> my packages to upload a new version so that the package gets rebuilt against
> a new ABI.

Which is not the same thing.  If a package is built against the wrong
ABI across architectures and needs *re*built, a sourceful upload is the
right solution; if the package has not yet been built because it
couldn't be, a sourceful upload is spurious but also happens to be the
most expedient approach.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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