resolving XiVO submissions confusion

A recuring pattern in the past two weeks has been the need to resolve a situation where the build machines and the associated respositories could not be used because either:

  • the reprepro repository rejected one of the packages found in a build machine because of a checksum error, i.e. because it contained the same version of the package with a different checksum
  • the packaging-farm installed on the build machine claimed it had no work to do
  • packages were not manually submitted to the build machine

In the following each source of confusion is analyzed and clarified.

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