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Re: Large number BD-Uninstallable packages now

On 05/05/2014 02:44 PM, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Changes:
>  gcc-4.8 (4.8.2-20) unstable; urgency=medium
>  .
> […]
>    * Stop build packages built by GCC 4.9.
> This means src:gcc-4.8 does not build everything needed any more,
> but there was no Build-Depends on gcc-4.9-base in src:gcc-4.8,
> which means it was built and uploaded nevertheless. (Doko, can you
> please add such a Build-Depends, now and in the future, so all the
> porters won’t run into this any more?)

Very interesting. Thanks a lot for the explanation.

@Doko: Please always try to remember the ports architectures :).

> This means that, once this finished building and I can upload it,
> the situation will be resolved.

Awesome, thank you!

> Had I not started the src:gcc-4.9 build at roughly the same time,
> I could not start it now, because it obviously needs libstdc++-6
> for being built, too… another reason for a protective B-D clause
> to be introduced into src:gcc-X.Y packages once they stop building
> the “shared” packages.

That was close then ;).


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