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

Lennert Buytenhek writes:
> 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.)

? sent to debian ports ...


> > 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.

sure, why not. apparently there's not even one developer machine

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