Bug#349804: ocaml-native-compilers: FTBFS on ppc64
severity 349804 minor
On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 12:55:27PM +0100, Wolf Wiegand wrote:
> Package: ocaml-native-compilers
> Version: 3.08.3
> Severity: serious
A serious sevetiry for an arch not even supported by debian, and which will
never be (at least in the way of Andreas Jochens pure64 effort) is wrong,
downgrading to minor.
> Justification: no longer builds from source
> Build within a sarge chroot aborts with the following message:
> dpkg-deb: building package `ocaml-base' in `../ocaml-base_3.08.3-3_powerpc.deb'.
> dpkg-deb: failed to open package info file `debian/ocaml-native-compilers/DEBIAN/control' for reading: No such file or directory
Ocaml has no support for 64bit powerpc native compilers, as such the
ocaml-native-compilers does not exist and as such the above error message is
I suppose this is due to a botched attempt to build this package on
Andreas-Jochens pure-64 unofficial fork, and if so i am not familiar with the
packaging changes which were added to your source package.
If this is not the case, and you are simply trying to build the 32bit userland
powerpc package on a 64bit powerpc machine, with 32bit kernel since 3.08.3-3
is sarge material, i would very much like more information about your
I have myself now a 64bit machine too, which i will set up in the next few
weeks, so i will be able to tell you more about this.