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Re: summarizing arch status

On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 12:40:00AM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> >> > On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 11:24:46AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> >> >>   - traditionally weak with keeping up, but currently in good shape

> >> > I don't agree that http://buildd.debian.org/stats/graph2-quarter-big.png
> >> > shows it "in good shape".  We can expect the build load to get worse, not
> >> > better, with a push for the release...

> >> Those stats are and have been off for a long time. For example there
> >> are 60 packages in state Not-For-Us. That lowers the build percentage
> >> for m68k by nearly one percent alone.

> > Ah, given that one of the m68k porters has commit access to P-a-s, could
> > someone please sort through these N-F-U packages and get them into P-a-s
> > as appropriate so that we can have good data for this architecture instead
> > of having to look at other graphs?

> Is this some kind of mechanism to mark packages as not suitable for an arch?

It's a mechanism to mark that packages should not be *built* on an arch.

> If m68k should become a release arch again, it should definitely include major
> GUI packages like mozilla etc. in there. For the latest round of Mozilla
> security builds the m68k build arrived nearly a day after the second-slowest
> arch. The same goes for KDE and the like. Noone's going to run Mozilla on m68k
> anyway.

That's a discussion that belongs on -devel.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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