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Re: Bug#425011: gcc-4.1: FTBFS on m68k and arm, multiple definitions of ffi_prep_closure

On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 03:48:00PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:

> > package:gcc-4.1
> > version:4.1.2-7
> > severity:serious
> > 
> > from the relavent buildd logs:
> Note, that the severity is not RC for 68k; I do not intend to fix
> that.  Same for arm, and arm porters don't seem to care that much,

(I didn't even know there was an issue, and I wonder how I should
have known that there was.)

> so maybe we should drop arm as a release architecture?

This isn't directed towards you, but a general remark is that all the
talk about dropping arm as a release architecture over the last couple
of years (for reasons that seem mostly beyond my control), and the
resulting uncertainty has definitely made most of my motivation to
work on the Debian ARM port disappear.

I don't think anyone enjoys working on a project that is in a
'maybe-sort-of-almost-dropped' state pretty much all the time.

Maybe the ARM port should just be dropped to have it over with.

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