Re: mercurial backport failed to build - quilt backport required?
On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 07:53:17PM +0200, Vincent Danjean wrote:
> Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> > Hi!
> > * Chris Butler <firstname.lastname@example.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, 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.
Backported quilt is already in bpo.