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Re: Testing migration doesn't check build-depends?

Le May 12, 2008 07:45:11 pm Andreas Barth, vous avez écrit :
> * Filipus Klutiero (chealer@gmail.com) [080513 01:03]:
> > Le May 12, 2008 07:32:54 am Alexander E. Patrakov, vous avez écrit :
> > > Fabio Tranchitella wrote:
> > > > Yes, this is normal behaviour: britney (the testing migration script)
> > > > doesn't check build-dependencies. I don't know if it is release-team
> > > > intention to change this in the future or not, but it is how it's
> > > > working right now.
> > >
> > > Sorry for a stupid question, but how is it ensured in the Debian
> > > project that all packages in stable are buildable in stable?
> >
> > The Debian project doesn't verify that. There are packages that FTBFS in
> > stable. However, it's rare, because there are never large numbers of
> > packages that FTBFS in testing to begin with.
> The Debian project does verify it. That doesn't mean there are no bugs,
> but they're clearly bugs.
There's a difference between having some release team members act at times on 
debcheck and/or FTBFS bugs and having project infrastructure to "ensure that 
all packages in stable are buildable in stable". I didn't mean that nobody 
does anything to avoid these bugs or that FTBFS weren't considered bugs.
> If you don't understand the way release management actually works (and
> it does work), please just don't answer on mail to debian-release.
If you prefer denigrating my contributions to answering questions to the list, 
please do so more convincingly.

> debian-release@l.d.o isn't a discussion list but the role account of the
> release team. It might be time to enforce that a bit more.
I have no idea what you mean. debian-release@l.d.o is a list, not an account.

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