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Re: why is alpha a release candidate?



On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 11:55:47PM +0100, Christian Hammers wrote:

> On 2007-01-17 Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 09:21:07AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> > > So the release criteria require buildd redundancy.  And yet, half the
> > > release candidate archs still don't have it.  It gets marked in yellow
> > > on http://release.debian.org/etch_arch_qualify.html.

> > Yes, it gets marked in yellow because this requirement has in practice been
> > waived as a hard requirement for release qualification

> Do we really have so few donations that we cannot afford to get
> at least two buildd per architecture (or four if security-buildd are
> separate) and at least one with ssh access for developers?

Quality hosting offers are in fact fairly hard to come by; and a significant
fraction of offers, for one reason or another, never pan out.

Given that goedel has now been down much longer than expected (or
reasonable), I'm pursuing what offers we do have with my porter hat on.

-- 
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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