[php-maint] php4

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Apr 30 21:06:42 UTC 2007

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 09:22:25PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> Chad Feller wrote:
> > My bad - its what I get for skimming the DSA.  I'll go stand in the 
> > corner now...  Out of curiosity, what is the delay in pushing out 
> > security updates for select archs? Is it lack of machines or people?  
> > If it is the former, I can most likely make one of our mips boxes 
> > available - if it is the latter, I'd be happy to help.

> mips and mipsel haven't been configured for the new security queues;
> it's DSA's plan to move them to faster machines until that occurs.
> So it's more a lack of man power. However, if your proposed machine
> is a fast one, please write to hardware-donations at debian.org and
> CC: debian-admin at lists.debian.org anyway.

> m68k is bitten by a dak bug, the removal of m68k from etch has
> resulted in dak not accepting m68k for sarge also.

> arm was delayed because toffee, the arm buildd is painfully slow
> and also building unstable, which slows down things a lot.

Uhm, don't the security queues always take precedence over unstable?  If so,
"also building unstable" shouldn't interfere with the security builds.  If
the priorities of the build queues are wrong, that's a bug that should be

> It's planned to move this to a faster machine for some time.

Huh?  Who has a faster machine than toffee?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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