Re: Releasability of the HPPA port
Le 6 août 2010 à 03:46, dann frazier a écrit :
> On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 03:30:41AM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
>> Dear HPPA porters, dear HPPA port users,
>> the Release Team is currently wondering if it makes sense to release with
>> HPPA as a regular stable architecture with squeeze. It might be that
>> it is not up to the standards of a regular Debian release. We seem to
>> chase random segmentation faults, causing multiple give-backs to eventually
>> yield a built package.
> I realize this doesn't address the larger concerns you mention, but..
> I've found that a workstation I recently acquired (a c3700) seems
> to reliably build packages that reliably fail on our existing
> buildds (subversion, for one). I assume CPU architecture differences
> allow this box to be immune to the issues causing these builds to
Out of curiosity, are you running a 32 or 64bit kernel? It seems weird to me though that C3700 would work and not J6700, since ISTR their respective hardware don't differ that much...
> Due to the formfactor, I don't think HP would be able to host it and
> my upstream bandwidth at home is too limited. If the project wanted to
> make this machine a buildd and find hosting for it, I'd be willing to
> maintain the buildd.
IIRC C3700 is B2000-style box. It can be racked sideways with L-shapped support rails.
My previous hosting offer still stands, although I believe it might not be the easiest/closest one for you ;-)