For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora

Orion Poplawski orion at
Tue May 29 22:51:46 UTC 2007

Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> 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.

+1 - let's keep things documented.

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