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Re: buildd maintainers stuck?

Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:

> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:
>> No, buildd admins are responsible for fixing buildd problems.  *Porters* are
>> responsible for *ensuring their port is a viable release candidate*.  Given
>> that one of the release criteria is "keeping up with unstable", porters most
>> definitely *are* expected to help make sure packages are getting built. 
> I think the problem is that if the buildds don't talk to the porters,
> and the porters aren't allowed to upload binNMUs themselves, then they
> are essentially barred from their assigned task.
> How about we make porters responsible for running their buildds
> instead of the current arrangement?

You mean allow porters to add buildds (or just buildd admins) to the
arch to increase redundancy? This can be a gradual process.


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