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Re: Alpha Core 3 is available



Once upon a time Friday 09 March 2007, Oliver Falk wrote:
> Am 2007-03-09 13:52, Dennis Gilmore schrieb:
> > Once upon a time Friday 09 March 2007, Oliver Falk wrote:

> >> And another thing. Will package maintainers be aware of the second
> >> arches? Do they also receive notification 'bout failed builds on alpha,
> >> ia64, sparc? If they don't want to fix bugs on the secondary arches,
> >> they should exclude the arch, so the secondary arch builders don't get
> >> overloaded with packages that will not build...
> >
> > Secondary arch teams will get failure notifications. If a build fails on
> > a primary arch  it must fail on secondary archs.  if a build fails on a
> > secondary arch then it will not affect the primary arch.
>
> Sure. But what if it works fine on primary arch(s) and doesn't on
> secondary arch? If the pkg maintainer isn't aware of this problem, he
> will never exclude this arch and will - every time he requests a build -
>   enqueue a package that will not work on the secondary arch... Or will
> the secondary arch teams be allowed to exclude packages that do not
> build? This means, that secondary arch teams must be (cvs commit)
> allowed to every project...

for a package to be excluded on an arch it must be signed off by all arch 
teams.  if it fails on an arch  the secondary arch team needs to fix it so 
that it works.  they can ask the maintainer to help.  

> > in the new package db  we could perhaps add the ability to have
> > maintainers be included/excluded from secondary archnotifications.  based
> > on there own preferences.
>
> OK. Yes, that sounds fine. Voting for setting this to enabled by default!



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