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Re: mercurial backport failed to build - quilt backport required?

Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> 	Hi!
> * Chris Butler <chrisb@debian.org> [2009-08-10 13:36:31 CEST]:
>> I just tried to install the mercurial 1.3.1 backport on a lenny/i386 system,
>> and got slightly confused when the package wasn't found (since I'd just
>> installed it on amd64).. Turns out that only the amd64 package is available.
>> According to the buildd log[0], the automated builds failed due to the required
>> version of quilt not being available:
>>     After installing, the following source dependencies are still unsatisfied:
>>     quilt(inst 0.46-6 ! >= wanted 0.46-7)
>  Vincent, do you plan to backport quilt, or can you please revert your
> change with respect to "dh --with quilt" to work with the build
> environment in lenny? Makes me wonder how you managed to build and
> upload the package for amd64, unless you haven't used a lenny system for
> that?

Inverting the "dh --with quilt" seems too invasive for me. I was planning
to backport quilt before mercurial but it contradict the backports rules :
quilt from testing is installable without any rebuild on lenny.
  To build my backport for lenny, I used a chroot where I manually installed
quilt from testing (and quilt dependencies from plain lenny).


PS: I will have a very poor internet connection during about 2 or 3 weeks
Do not expect me to be reactive.

>  Thanks,
> Rhonda

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