I often see people posting on planet.d.o, or on some list, talking about how they rebuilt the whole archive to test whether X or Y. Don’t you think it would be useful to have a somewhat buildd network to do such experiments or QA testing ? Or at least some infrastructure that would make it easy to do ?
For instance, I would like to do some build testing of the whole archive, with hooked dh_strip and whatever else could be necessary, so that it can be determined how many packages follow recommendations on policy 10.1 about debugging symbols. Problem is I am far from having enough resources to do this…
Update : Actually, it would probably be enough to check the result of builds with DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nostrip
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