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On 08/06/2011 12:49 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 06-08-2011 11:00:16 +0100, Markos Chandras wrote:
>> Oh come on Jorge. You know what I mean by slacking arches. I am
>> not talking about punishing them. Maybe drop stable keywords or
>> drop keyword from X package and shrink their tree so they can keep
>> up with the load.
>>> This should be the arch more developers use daily and is likely
>>> the one with more members (herd count). Also, one should remember
>>> the time it takes to compile, test or debug an issue in a recent
>>> amd64 system or an old / slow box with an "exotic arch" varies
>>> substantially. Not to mention that the amount of testing done on
>>> "exotic arches" varies substantially between projects.
>> I am aware of the problems and this is way I want a solution.
> And what solution do you have in mind (in your Council role)?
Drop stable keywords for certain arches and/or remove their keywords
from X packages. The idea is to keep only a single and smaller portage
tree which would be much more easier to manage. Pretty much the same
situation as MIPS. It worked pretty well on MIPS, so it will work on
these arches too
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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