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Re: arm release issues

On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 10:15:41PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 01:01:00PM -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> > Yes, it can be and is configured by source package.  If you can get some
> > numbers to the buildd admin (James) about how long it should take for these
> > packages to build, it should be straightforward to fix up that config AFAIK.

> Unfortunately, not being on owner of an arm, I don't have any numbers.

> > Does anyone know what happened to make ld so much slower on arm all of a
> > sudden?

> Probably the switch to providing debugging symbols,

That doesn't seem to make sense; the change was pretty definitely in the
toolchain rather than in any single package, as a number of packages that
had built fine in the past suddenly started running out of time on arm, so
what would have changed in the linker regarding debugging symbols?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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