Gentoo Archives: gentoo-project

From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@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 12:48:28
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years by Markos Chandras
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. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level