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Re: [Pkg-rust-maintainers] Bug#881845: Bug#881845: Bug#881845: rustc: FTBFS on mips*: test failures

On 07/17/2018 04:43 PM, Aron Xu wrote:
> Binary only upload from porter is allowed but not encouraged, it works
> similar to an initial upload with source+binary.

Yes, I am fully aware how that works. I am a very active porter :).

> As said this is temporary, blacklisting is needed and we are
> just relaxing Rust maintainers from being worried too much
> about migration.

And you are missing an important part. The next time a new version
of rustc gets upload, the package can end up on the wrong buildd
and fail to build from source meaning that testing migration will
be stuck. This is what my original mail was about.

Unless you actively blacklist rustc from being built on the affected
buildds through the buildds local configuration file, your workaround
will not work.


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