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Re: Timeout on configure stage

On Sun, Nov 08, 2020 at 09:48:18PM +0000, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
 > > I'll go through all of them and verify. I've already added
 > > BROKEN_ON_PLATFORM to ja-groff since the problem isn't specific to
 > > bulk builds. Is this ok, and can I add them to the others too after
 > > verification?
 > I tend to prefer NOT_FOR_BULK_PLATFORM for bulk build hangs, as it
 > doesn't affect trying to build the package manually, e.g. when trying
 > to fix it, but yeh adding them would be good with a comment to explain
 > where it's hanging.

It's easy enough to comment out BROKEN annotations when testing or

I would encourage marking things known to be broken because this also
protects people running pkg_rr and other tools, as well as the case
where you start something building, go off to make dinner, and come
back to find that it's hung.

David A. Holland

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