Re: Do not make gratuitous source uploads just to provoke the buildds!
Matthew Palmer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Practically, buildd admins can notice a longer-than-usual queue and throw
> hardware at the problem, and that seems to work well enough, and we could
> reduce the rate of package inflow through various means, but the problem
> still remains -- the queue prioritisation *can* lead to starvation. I'm not
> advocating that it be on the top of anyone's todo list to fix it, because we
> have relatively effective workarounds, but it's not healthy to say the
> problem does not exist, either.
What are these "relatively effective workarounds"? I recall recently
hearing that the buildd admins don't want extra machines. So what