[Reportbug-maint] Bug#516449: reportbug: reporting build errors takes forever when buildd is down

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Mon Feb 23 15:16:54 UTC 2009

2009/2/22 Sandro Tosi <morph at debian.org>:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 15:37, Michal Suchanek <hramrach at centrum.cz> wrote:
>> Package: reportbug
>> Version: 3.48
>> Severity: minor
>> Hello,
>> I tried to report a problem with a package that does not build, and
>> reportbug stayed on the "checking buildd" step for a very long time.
> This is because there's currently an unexpected outage on the buildd host.
>> There is probably a long timeout on this check.
> What would you like to see fixed here? the timeout to be reduced? I
> dunno if the underlying library allows this; in any case, please
> clarify your request.

Yes, the timeout should be reduced if reasonably possible and failure
to connect to the server should be reported. For me reportbug just
waits for a long time and then continues without any sign of something
going wrong.



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