Re: bug severity of 64bit-unsafeness
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Thibaut <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have noticed that one of my packages, yorick-ml4, is completely broken on
> amd64 and presumably all other 64-bit archs. Because the package is unusable
> on all amd64 machines (and more), I believe this is a release critical bug
> (which I know how to fix). However, when using reportbug, this bug does not
> seem to fit in any of the criteria for reporting a grave bug:
> So, is it RC when a bug renders a package unusable on a given architecture?
> Is (1) the right justification? (note that (4) is not a real justification:
> choosing it downgrades the severity of the bug).
This is an RC bug because of (1) for those architectures that are
You might want to run a test suite during the build process to ensure
regressions in architecture support don't happen.