Re: buildd failures for amd64?
On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 08:50:58PM +0200, Joost Witteveen wrote:
> >Can you give me any list of packages that we should build, are
> >unavailable, and don't have an RC bug open that it failed to
> Not anymore. I remember a that a few weeks (months?) ago apt-get-ing
> from testing complained about a lot missing packages. But now at least
> that works OK again for me.
Those were just problems with migration to testing, those things
sort themself out over time, but it had some help of upload to
> The other (other than nagios-plugins)
> packages I remember compiling when they were unavailable for some time
> in unstable were sendmail (after a security bug), and ntp
> 4.2.0a+stable-8.2. But both now are available from the testing archive,
> so both problems have already been noticed.
Afaik, ntp isn't in testing yet on amd64, and I should know.
4.2.0a+stable-8.2 was only in unstable. Hopefully the new
version we're working on is ready soon, and move to testing fast.
> >In this case, it's a bug in the package where it
> >should actually specifiy a correct versioned build dependency.
> >Even though we could build it at a later time, we don't, and
> >expect the maintainer to upload a new version with that bug
> BTW, are you sure it was builddeps in this case? the build haning in trying
> to ping localhost seems not to relate to builddeps.
nagios-plugins didn't have a missing build dependency or
anything. I was trying to explain reasons why something might
fail to build on the buildd and work for you.