Re: Desktop task broken on !(i386/powerpc)
Sven Luther schrieb am Sonntag, 02. Januar 2005 um 12:20:43 +0100:
> On Sat, Jan 01, 2005 at 08:08:16PM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > * Martin Michlmayr [Sat, 01 Jan 2005 18:09:39 +0000]:
> > > The "Desktop environment" task is broken on non-i386/powerc machines
> > > because of kdegraphics:
> > I don't know what response is expected from the KDE Team. just to do a
> > catch-all reply: yes, we are aware of the issue but it's out of our
> > domain. as you probably already know, it is caused by a t-p-u
> > kdegraphics upload being forced into sarge with missing builds (in the
> > days of the libtiff transition). this was regarded, we can imagine, as
> > the lesser of all evils by the Release Team.
> > I believe the Release Managers would have allowed for individual
> > kdegraphics 4:3.2.3-1.1 builds to trickle into testing, but afaict no
> > arches other than i386 and powerpc managed to build it (I have no
> > ACCEPTED mail, and no binaries in the mirrors either). some RM should
> > be able to say why no other arch could build it.
> > please let us know if we can be of any help.
> I think the real solution to this recuring problem is to split the dekstop
> patch into a "just X", "gnome" and "KDE" task. This is much more friendlier to
> our non-broadband users, and it makes the task stuff actually usable. As it
> stands, we could as well not show it.
This would be really great. IMHO there should be more tasks and
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