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Re: Bug#93201: arch is set to i386 instead of any

On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 12:02:18AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 01:21:36AM +0200, Manuel Estrada Sainz wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 04:16:03AM -0600, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> > > Package: jslaunch
> > > Severity: serious
> > > 
> > > the package is set to i386 only when it builds fine on alpha.
> > 
> >  jslaunch cannot be built on m68k, nor any other system that does not
> >  support 'inb' or 'ioperm' system calls due to lack of the IO ports
> >  'feature'. So Architecture should not be any, at least m68k and powerpc
> >  should be excluded.
> That's because those archs have no use for them, and you can safely
> ignore them on those archs for the most part. IOW:
> #if defined(i386) || defined(alpha)
> 	ioperm(...);
> #endif

 That fixed sparc, but powerpc and m68k also lack inb instruction.

 I have added porting.txt file trying to descrive the current situation
 to porters.

 Thanks you all



	Manuel Estrada

God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, courage to
change the things we can, and wisdom to know the difference.

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