Archive rebuild proposal for Lucid

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Fri Oct 30 23:20:50 GMT 2009


On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:05:32 +0100 Lucas Nussbaum 
<lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net> wrote:
>On 28/10/09 at 01:31 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> We did a rebuild test that started September 9th and took a few weeks to 
run:
>
>Hi,
>
>If that's helpful, I could do some rebuild during the Lucid cycle using
>a grid infrastructure I have access to (I do some for Debian on a
>regular basis). I can do them for i386 and amd64, and it only takes ~8
>hours to rebuild all the packages on both arches.
>
>However, it's unlikely that I will have time to process the results, so
>I would only provide a list of packages that FTBFS, and access to the
>logs. Someone else would have to do the analysis.
>

Once we have the toolchain for Lucid in place (should be very shortly) I 
think it would be great to do this.  Ubuntuwire.com will host a 
summary/status page to support developers doing analysis.

Thanks,

Scott K

Scott K



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