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Re: i386-only packages: porting bugs "wishlist"?

Thanks so much for your helpful reply!  I've changed the Architecture:
field in maxima, and closed the porting bugs.

Take care,

Henrique M Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> writes:

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> On Tue, 03 Apr 2001, Camm Maguire wrote:
> > Greetings!  If an upstream package knowingly depends on
> > architecture-specific assembler code and kernel features and has not
> > been ported by upstream for non-x86 architectures, nor is intended to
> > be ported by upstream in the foreseeable future, can't bugs along the
> > lines of "doesn't build on arch ..." be downgraded from serious to
> > wishlist?  gcl is the package in question -- maxima depends on it, it
> Only if you correctly stated for which archs the package should be built in
> its control file AFAIK.  Also, any packages that depend on this package
> should probably have the archs they are to be built for restricted in their
> control files.
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>   "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
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>   where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
>   Henrique Holschuh
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Camm Maguire			     			camm@enhanced.com
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