For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at
Tue May 29 21:54:23 UTC 2007

On 5/29/07, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at> wrote:
> I see no reason why failed builds should be pushed to the repo without
> the maintainer even bothering to look at the failure and file a bug
> explaining it. Once an architecture is up and running, 'new' build
> failures on that arch really aren't very common -- and when they do
> happen, they're usually the responsibility of the package maintainer
> rather than something the arch experts need to look in to anyway.

I think i agree with you on this.  I think a build failure needs to
result in some definitive action  so that the appropriate group can
figure out how to fix it.  If the maintainer decides to excludearch
that arch... then so be it...but its then at least documented for
later investigation.


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