Re: buildd/porter/maintainer roles again
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 04:53:51AM +0000, Clint Adams wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:27:43AM -0400, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > - It's only useful to talk to a porter if the bug clearly is a porting
> > issue, rather than a bug in the package. This isn't always easy to
> > make out from the build log.
> What would you think if you saw this happening only on a particular architecture?
> /usr/bin/ld: non-dynamic relocations refer to dynamic symbol fork@@GLIBC_2.0
> /usr/bin/ld: failed to set dynamic section sizes: Bad value
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
Yes, that does look like a toolchain issue. I didn't say it's impossible
to make out, just that most bugs aren't as clear as the above.
> > - I have no clue who the powerpc porters are, if there are any.
> I guess we can't rely on the lenny qualification wiki pages.
That page is oooollld.
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