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Re: Severity of architecture-dependent bugs

On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 11:30:16AM -0700, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> A grave bug has been file against a package I maintain pointing out
> that the package does not work on AMD64 and in fact never has, even
> though it builds on AMD64. Since it turns out this package has never
> worked on AMD64, this bug is not a regression, but the status-quo.
> Should such a bug be grave, or merely important?

<http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/12/msg00013.html>, fifth
paragraph (and subject header...)

Building an unusable package on an RC arch is an RC bug.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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