Quantal archive rebuild proposal

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Fri Apr 27 23:23:51 UTC 2012

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 06:11:38PM -0500, Micah Gersten wrote:
> On 04/27/2012 06:00 PM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 05:46:50PM -0500, Micah Gersten wrote:
> >> Now that we can use -proposed during development, the only arch skew
> >> should be from autosyncs.
> > I don't think that's a realistic assessment of how -proposed will be used in
> > practice.  We should not be duplicating the entirety of Debian's testing
> > propagation - doing so would bring a whole set of other problems that we are
> > not currently set up to handle.

> The main arch skew issues in the past regarding builds as I remember
> them are glib, gtk, and openjdk which we all upload directly.  Wasn't
> the intent to use proposed for these updates during the devel cycle?

We should use -proposed for *select* uploads to the development release. 
But you said "the only arch skew should be from autosyncs", which I do not
expect to be true at all. :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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