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Re: RFH: Multiarch capable toolchain as release goal

Stripping Ccs, in particular debian-release as it's no discussion list.

Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Ove Kaaven <ovek@arcticnet.no> writes:
>> Andreas Barth skrev:
>>> * Lennart Sorensen (lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca) [080415 22:26]:

>>> People, we want to release soon. Anyone is welcome to hack on feature in
>>> experimental, but please do not push for stuff to unstable which is
>>> expected to break stuff. If it wasn't important enough to push it during
> Have you read the patch? All it does is add more SEARCH_DIR("...");
> entries to the /usr/lib/ldscripts/ and correct the entries that are
> wrong now. The risk is virtually zero. Far far away from "expected to
> break stuff".
>>> the last 12 months, it isn't important enough to hold up the release
>>> now.
> It has been pushed since sarge. Unfortunately pushing doesn't mean
> anything will give. The glibc and gcc teams where nice enough to add
> the patches for multiarch support but binutils has just kept stubborn.
>> The way I understand it, they HAVE been pushing... and pushing... for
>> a long time... against a nonresponsive binutils maintainer. This
>> thread is just their latest, last-ditch effort since nothing else
>> worked so far. But I could be wrong, I guess.
> You are right. The patch has been around for years and requests for any
> response to the patch have just been ignored.

According to the bug log the patch was not ready when the maintainer
wanted to apply it and nobody bothered to start an NMU process...



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