Re: Bug#344538: hppa dependency problems on build of pdns
Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 02:37:53PM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
>> The same happened to the planner package, and has been reported as
>> #344538. It seems that hppa buildd is broken, don't know yet whether
>> the buildd admin (Lamont) or anybody of the debian-admin (responsible
>> for the hardware) is at it.
> Hasn't the problem on the hppa buildd been fixed for a while? The pdns
> package (both versions 2.9.19-2 and 2.9.19-3) has built fine on that arch
It *seems* it has been fixed; but I don't know whether it has just
disappeared, or has been fixed by human intervention, and if yes by
which. Since the first may be true, it might as well reappear again.
> If the buildd wasn't installing a package that was part of the dependencies,
> then it surely thought for some reason it was already installed. If this
> wasn't actually the case, it points to a buildd problem
Which is what I've been trying to say for weeks.
> or a bug in some
> maintainer script or other;
How a bug in a maintainer script could have the result that installing
an arch-all package fails because an other arch-all package is not
there, and how this can happen on only one particular machine of one
particular architecture, this I fail to see.
> either way, it seems to be corrected now.
No, it seems to work now. I have not indication that it has been
*corrected*, a word which to me implies that it has been dealt with by a
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