BR-s and R-s policy

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at
Thu Sep 20 12:00:17 CEST 2007

On Thursday 20 of September 2007, Marcin Król wrote:
> >> The only good thing from bumping version I see is that when upgrade on
> >> builders will fail user will be unable to build dependant stuff till
> >> I'll fix it.
> >
> > It happens from time to time and this is exactly the problem I was
> > referring to. (and user can fix the problem himself and resend)
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but users don't have access to send commands to
> builders (at least for Ac). How they're supposed to say builder to
> perform upgrade which has failed on dependencies? They are usually
> sending mails about failed upgrades and then RM has to fix problem
> manually. So "fixing" will look exactly the same way without dependecies.

User sends request for: libcrap, few seconds later for appX appY. libcrap 
installes fine on i386 but not i686. appX and appY on i386 rebuilds fine with 
new libcrap and with old libcrap on i686. Whoops.

> M.

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
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