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Re: [buildd] Etch?

On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 09:06:08PM +0200, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 01:06:44PM -0500, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > If the toolchain worked, I think we could catch up. We've run dry
> > several times recently. We spend a fair amount of time compiling
> > packages we know are going to fail.
> We should sort those packages out and add them to P-A-S, IMHO. 

I mean packages that ftbfs due to a known gcc bug, for instance.

> > > > Should we just accept that we're not going to make it, or am I being too 
> > > > quick to forget about it here?
> > If I thought more people would jump in and start helping, I'd be a bit
> > more optimistic. 
> I hope that the move to debian-68k from build-m68k will make the users more
> aware of those kinds of problems, so that one or another will join or do
> some work, but I guess, although some people might want to help, most don't
> know how to help or where exactly to start. 

All I can do is point out the problem I know exist.

> Would it help to use crosscompiler for bug-hunting? It would speed up a lot.
> I'm really no great fan of crosscompiling, but when it helps us to get
> released... 

For some bugs yes.

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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