On Wednesday, March 07, 2018 07:01:42 AM Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 2018-03-06 23:27, Hector Oron wrote:
> > I vaguely remember discussing some design with few involved people at
> > DC15 to overhaul the whole Debian Build infrastructure. However
> > nothing happened and we are still maintaining last century Perl
> > spaguetti we inherited from those days, but it had nothing to do with
> > bikesheds. If you are interested, I could share those ideas with you
> > but I leave that for another reply or thread.
> FWIW, I have rewritten the buildd side in Python
> (https://salsa.debian.org/pkern/pybuildd) and am currently waiting for
> that to be deployed. There were concerns about how DSA wanted this to be
> packaged (essentially not at all). Replacing the buildd side with
> something relatively simple to understand is somewhat a prerequisite to
> change the wanna-build side...
The name is one letter off of a major tool used to build python packages in
Debian (pybuild). Could you use a name that was more distinctive (maybe