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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2011 12:55:26
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years by Fabian Groffen
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On 08/06/2011 01:47 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 06-08-2011 12:59:17 +0100, Markos Chandras wrote: >>>>> 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 > > As Jorge already pointed out, what you consider to be a solution > here, others don't. And that is also the reason why the Council is, > what you perceive as, slow. > >
I am talking as a developer not as a council member. I am not sure who others are since it is only you,me and Jorge that participate in this thread. However, I accept that the majority of devs may be happy (I always take silence as a way to say "blah blah blah > /dev/null) to keep around ebuild versions from 2010 until exotic-arch-#14 stabilizes it. - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJOPTmPAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCW5sQAI6vZBkF/lKFf/D1q8/QDM5I CLeTd3wBsrk3mKKQ84jk4wUtoTD2ju0ZZ5LU6NHsAIKEYMq2Do3psXZ0nj6DGHOw 7juv0rUPtr3lOCFuf5VVMtMxx4MdBmPCbAgyzdPvz4uToTfAOe6pbSdiTBFOe2Zq ZSgsu2PHrea92NVUHdcuChNb+3omarfMuc2ciOYxbQcP04bvLgAkU8vXnSq57IHy r5LU9IfFx1x0Isd7To3pxDz4PfXtHVYPdenH55ugGqjJeEB5GcwLrWCIj6L4VBXS WmjGxe10rHWHYSe4PyRMmMBlTdK+VvEW6Egklp+dlMg9zZpgT3xyqHoZsCPIfflK 7CDed6q6S5sJ8mTi8TTfvhT/mhZgnUlnX9mfEoPySW3JHKQTNkCgH3KJr5NBZxqs Evw2PgaREgYDQQFogNTG98o092WHxn9+mgeolTmo+I3w6BKmD6BP+qSGm6bXvdM1 20WPUDzFdQtvEsfXzwwzQvr1Vm1JQFY8oXoH2ul/cyqkBzuotylkNAu9+Me+B8fQ dmNnfuWiaaEEGgI/FHLxlbar0nOdmWwlQg11NwnOv5/uUjMyeA8ulC1kJ64Sin1s whIVrPZIPGssW7g5jwNpMkVm1EEKhy+UYyWieO66cjZvBfJWGlhAjzQokx0+BkU4 EkmbNRqg+vT0gApRum0Q =d90R -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----