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Re: Bug#398879: Change in package architectures list.

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 07:46:55PM -0800, Rob Browning wrote:
> In the latest upload of stalin (a new version), I removed arm and m68k
> from the architecture list.  However, I wanted to double-check and
> make sure that was appropriate.
> I believe compiling stalin with gcc now requires a bit over 1GB.
> i.e. gcc's VSS grows to a bit over 1GB.  Ignoring any other concerns,
> it didn't look like the arm and m68k buildds would be likely to handle
> that very well.
> However, if the buildd admins are willing to make sure that the
> buildds have perhaps 1.5GB total (swap included) and are willing to
> let the build run long enough to finish, then it should be possible to
> restore m68k and arm support.

Followups show that it might at some point become feasable -- or not. So
I'm now going to proceed with removing the m68k and arm builds, m68k &
arm buildd maintainers can of course always reintroduce this package on
their archs by simply having their buildds succesfully build it.

Actually, it seems that the m68k build is already gone.


Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)

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