Fwd: Re: Bug#317344: [Patch] make build-essential use an empty list for unofficial archs
Forwarding to emdebian for input
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From: Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:00:31 +0100
Subject: Re: Bug#317344: [Patch] make build-essential use an empty list for
To: LoÃ¯c Minier <email@example.com>
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LoÃ¯c Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Quite an old bug...
> On Thu, Jul 07, 2005, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
>> * make-esslist.sh: Download Release file and use Architectures field
> So I'm not sure looking at the Release file is more correct than the
> dpkg archtable; the latter seems more authoritative and stable than a
> potentially stripped down list from a mirror.
>> * make-esslist.sh: Add special case for amd64.debian.net
> not needed anymore :-)
>> * Makefile.am: Use essential-packages-list-empty for unknown archs
> I think this was fixed there:
> build-essential (11.1) unstable; urgency=low
> * If the source doesn't ship with an essential-package-list for the
> building architecture, create an empty one instead of failing.
> -- Scott James Remnant <email@example.com> Thu, 7 Jul 2005 19:27:01 +0100
> May this bug be closed?
> Loïc Minier
Nohing against it from my side. But maybe check with emdebian if they
still have problems with it for unlisted archs.
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