Re: [GR] DD should be allowed to perform binary-only uploads
Wesley J. Landaker wrote:
> On Monday 12 February 2007 09:08, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > [...] reproducibility will suffer. The fact that it failed to run the
> > binary correctly in this failure instance is good. But another day, it
> > may fail to correctly run gcc, and that would be bad if it exited 0 with
> > a wrongly built binary.
> And couldn't this just as easily happen with *real* machines with
> motherboard problems, bad memory, overheating CPUs, or, say Pentium
2.6 kernel instead of 2.4 - happened on mips(el)? and hppa at least.
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