Re: porting a package
Christopher C Chimelis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Currently, Alpha has a mailing list that's like a quinn-diff "on
> steroids" that gives the Alpha porters a list of what's different between
> i386 and alpha. We usually work from that rather than rely on
> debian-devel-changes. It might help to have someone set up a list
> providing a similar service for i386.
I dunno, most porters I know just use the buildd logs (failed builds
only) or quinn-diff auto-maintained lists on the web at
> In my opinion, it's best for the maintainers to compile their own packages
> on other arches if possible (using the many build hosts that Debian has on
> the net) and just ask for testing from the arch lists prior to uploading
> the new package(s).
I don't think this is really a very practical suggestion.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>