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Re: Do not make gratuitous source uploads just to provoke the buildds!

On Mon, March 14, 2005 15:09, Goswin von Brederlow said:
>>> People
>>> should stop repeating the fiction then that "just wait" means "your
>>> package will eventually get built".

> It usualy is. It might not be. And it can be an awfully long wait.
> The last one is the problem. The first two not.

This could easily be prevented: the priority of a package could be
increased if it is longer than T in the queue (or if it's really long even
give it top priority over any other package). You would get the situation
that higher priority packages get built first, but from time to time a
lower-but-long-waiting package gets built to prevent starvation. Seems
like a fair situation to me.


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