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Re: nodejs package issues

On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 09:49:43PM -0600, Bob Tracy wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:49:06AM -0600, Bob Tracy wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 09:13:51AM +0100, Helge Deller wrote:
> > > 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.
> Done.  See Debian bug #855486.  "alpha" and "hppa" specifically
> mentioned.

Thanks for doing that.  If there is no action on that by the
maintainer in the near future, which is likely to be the case since
Debian is in hard freeze, I could upload a rebuilt libkf5purpose-bin
with the nodejs dependency removed to debian-ports unreleased.

In the meantime I have found the source of the bug in the binutils
package (but not the fix) and have reported that upstream:


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