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Re: nodejs package issues

On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:13:51AM +0100, Helge Deller wrote:
> On 17.02.2017 06:56, Michael Cree wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 08:43:28PM -0600, Bob Tracy wrote:
> >> On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 08:23:05AM +1300, Michael Cree wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 03:43:02AM -0600, Bob Tracy wrote:
> >>> (...) 
> >>>> Next issue is the "-m32" argument getting passed to the compiler.  Not
> >>>> appropriate for Alpha. 
> >>>
> >>> That's a bug that should be reported to the package maintainer.
> >>
> >> Done.  See Debian bug #855259 filed against the source package....
> >
> > We have libkf5purpose-bin up to date in the archive but it depends on
> > nodejs.  We should have filed a bug against libkf5purpose-bin to have
> > the nodejs dependency removed as has been already been done for armel
> > which also does not have nodejs built. Indeed the bug report should
> > probably ask for the dependency to be removed for all ports arches
> > without nodejs (looks like alpha, hppa, m68k, powerpcspe, sh4, sparc64
> > and x32 but I am not sure whether there is active work or not to
> > support nodejs on any of those.)
> On hppa we will not support jnode short-term (and I assume it's true for
> most other ports too).
> So, if you open a bug, please include hppa to have the nodejs dependency
> removed.

I'll take care of this...  Requested closure of #855259 with probable
status of "won't fix" due to the magnitude of the work required to port
"nodejs".  Agreed that removing the inappropriate dependency on "nodejs"
by "libkf5purpose-bin" is the way to go.


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