[pkg-go] Minutes for the DebConf17 BoF

Michael Stapelberg stapelberg at debian.org
Thu Nov 9 14:57:27 UTC 2017

On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 6:44 AM, Martín Ferrari <tincho at tincho.org> wrote:
> On 09/11/17 04:24, Michael Stapelberg wrote:
>> At least for our transition period, we’ll have to use origtargz.
> Yes, but only for -2 and up releases. For -1, origtargz would do the
> same as gbp (AFAIK).

Yes, for -1 releases, users supply the orig tarball :)

>> I’m happy to pro-actively add compression algorithm/level options and
>> evaluate at a later time whether that worked. I think just testing
>> across different machines is a good start, but we should also pass the
>> test of time — perhaps we can easily simulate that by testing on
>> stable/oldstable.
> Not sure if we need to devote a lot of time to this, after all, the
> worst that can happen is a rejected upload because of checksum mismatches.

Personally, I find rejected uploads super frustrating, especially
because of the large delay in between the action and the result (up to
half an hour).

I’d really like to define a workflow which makes them a thing of the
past. For the time being, this is using origtargz.

Best regards,

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