Re: Releasability of the kFreeBSD ports
Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > > > Some smaller issues I noticed only happening on kfreebsd, but haven't
> > > > tracked them down (probably no bug report yet either, partially also
> > > > affects servers):
> > > >
> > > > * Emacs 23 via remote X doesn't work. No idea why yet.
This is worse. It's even locally and I either never noticed that
because I use kfreebsd remotely most time (despite having that screen
on my desk) or it's an regression.
Emacs 22 works fine though.
> > > > * aptitude segfaults approximately every second or third call. (That's
> > > > much better than months ago where I was used to start aptitude with
> > > > "until aptitude; do sleep 0.1; done")
> > >
> > > The problem with this kind of issues is that we are now aware of it.
> > So we'd better not aware of it? Or did I just misunderstand that
> > sentence? I think the problem is that there's not yet a proper bug
> > report (besides the bugs itself being a problem, too :-).
> No my point is that it's not possible to fix bugs when we don't even now
> they exist.
Granted. Bug report(s) coming.
> > > [...] aptitude works perfectly on my machine since the crash issue
> > > has been fixed.
> > Do you use it just on the commandline (e.g. "aptitude safe-upgrade" or
> > in interactive (text-mode/[n]curses interface) mode (e.g. "aptitude
> > -u")?
> I don't use it very often, but I am using it mostly for the curses
> interface, never got this problem. Is it on kfreebsd-i386?
> kfreebsd-amd64? Note that I am using the unstable version, not the
> experimental one.
It's aptitude on kfreebsd-i386, unstable:
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600 http://debian.ethz.ch testing/main Packages
990 http://debian.ethz.ch unstable/main Packages
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