Re: Anyone willing to autobuild for non-us
On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Sam Hartman wrote:
> Hi. I have noticed that no one seems to be autobuilding Alpha for
> non-us. This makes it rather hard to get packages into testing. I am
> waiting on the new version of krb5 to build for alpha, but the problem
> is more general.
> I don't have root on an alpha so I can't build my own packages. I do
> know that some people are building their packages for alpha, but
> overall, at least for non-us, the port seems to be slipping significantly.
You don't need root on an Alpha to do package builds...you can use
the fakeroot package :-)
Also, last I checked, non-US is being autobuilt. Perhaps some of the
packages just don't compile cleanly, so they aren't being built.