On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 8:24 PM Thomas Goirand <z...@debian.org> wrote:
> Nice! Thanks a lot for the pointer.


> I very much agree with you that the debate has to be emptied from
> emotions if possible. My goal has never been to point finger at anyone,
> but try to fix a reoccurring situation which I would like to avoid.

Definitely! Everyone would love to avoid that!

> Running the script shows that 279 reverse (build?) dependencies are
> affected by mock. This clearly isn't something one wants to run on a
> personal computer, and even less a test which one wants to run sequentially.

Haha, right.
What we (me and a couple others) do is run this build script on a
server (via screen) and call it a night :P
And we get the list of broken packages in the morning!

But of course, this is not a very "professional" way of doing it.

> Has any thought went into having some kind of runners running on a cloud
> to run these tests, and maybe plug this into Salsa's CI to run it
> automatically?

This seems to be a nice idea!
I am not sure if someone had the time or energy to do this, but this
is something we'd definitely love \o/

> I'd very much would love to set this up, at least as a first
> experimentation on a bunch of package of the DPMT.

Me too!


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