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Re: 6 days till Bug Horizon



On Thu, Feb 24, 2000 at 08:05:23PM -0600, David Starner wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2000 at 07:27:29PM -0600, Zed Pobre wrote:
> > > > Package: kaffe (debian/main).
> > > > Maintainer: Ean R. Schuessler <ean@novare.net>
> > > >   55618 kaffe: shell scripts starting kaffe components contain invalid paths
> > > >   55835 kaffe_1:1.0.5e-0.1(frozen): build error: make -j fails
> > > >   55848 jdk1.1: paths screwed up ? 
> > 
> >     I'll look into NMUing it tonight, since fixing 55618 and 55848 is
> > fairly simple.  Unfortunately, I'm not sure how to fix 55835, though,
> 
> To fix 55835, change NUM_PROCS = @NUM_PROCS@ to NUM_PROCS = 1 in
> libungif-4.1.0/Makefile.am. That should work. Otherwise, rip out
> the whole -j option to make.

    Actually, after I started poking at it, I discovered that this is
the fault of a previous maintainer.  NUM_PROCS is actually being
patched in from the debian/patches directory; it's not in the upstream
source.


> > reassign it to automake or autoconf.  
> It's not their fault. It's either kaffe's fault (in overly smart
> build machinery) or libc6's fault (for failing to support a
> feature that it should on m68k.)

    Okay, libc6, then.


> If you're going to change Architecture, change it to
> Architecture: i386 m68k powerpc sparc arm hurd-i386.
> (Assuming you fix 55835.) Don't needlessly penalize systems just because
> Alpha doesn't build.

    Noted.  Too bad "any !alpha" isn't parsable.

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Zed Pobre <zed@debian.org> a.k.a. Zed Pobre <zed@resonant.org>
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