Re: many packages held for alpha
On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Michael Cree <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 03:18:46PM -0700, Matt Turner wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 12:33 AM, Michael Cree <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 12:05:54AM -0500, Bob Tracy wrote:
>> >> On Tue, Sep 08, 2015 at 07:56:29AM +1200, Michael Cree wrote:
>> >> > The main problem is
>> >> > that cmake FTBFS (Bug #789807) thus a growing proportion of the
>> >> > archive is unbuildable on Alpha.
>> >> See your private e-mail. I may have a handle on this beast. Won't
>> >> burden the rest of the list with my speculation unless it pans out :-).
>> > Bob's speculation did pan out and we now have a working cmake! Thank
>> > you Bob, you have enabled Alpha to survive another day.
>> Some information would be nice... what was the problem? What was the
>> solution? What versions are affected?
> Debian bug: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=789807
> Upstream bug with patch: http://www.cmake.org/Bug/view.php?id=15736
> Bug potentially affects all architectures but only by accident of
> layout of binary executable showed up on Alpha.
Excellent. Thanks Michael and Bob for the links and the explanation!