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Re: Update schedule for binary packages?

Ottavio Caruso <> writes:

> On Thu, 8 Aug 2019 at 20:45, J. Lewis Muir <> wrote:
>> On 08/08, Ottavio Caruso wrote:
>> > On Thu, 8 Aug 2019 at 19:41, J. Lewis Muir <> wrote:
>> > >     <os-version>_wip:    Updated once a day
>> >
>> > I don't think that any binaries get built and distributed for wip.

mostly true

>> Hmm, then why does
>> exist?

Because an individual developer ran "mkdir" on the ftp machine, probably
because they intended to do a bulk run of wip at some point.  We
certainly don't have a rule against publishing binary builds of wip.  We
just don't have a practice and track record of doing so.

> It doesn't exist on the machine where the binaries are actually built:

The entire scheme of where things are built, multiple ftp mirrors, and
cdn is more complicated than I understand.  Reaching conclusions about
policy based on how that works today is unsound!

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