Bug#482921: Bug#482902: please provide libc6-hppa64 and libc6-hppa64-dev packages
severity 482921 important
* Matthias Klose (firstname.lastname@example.org) [080526 00:06]:
> Aurelien Jarno writes:
> > Matthias Klose a écrit :
> > > Package: glibc
> > > Version: 2.7-11
> > > Severity: important
> > >
> > > Please build libc6-hppa64 and libc6-hppa64-dev packages; there is no
> > > package build-depending on libc6-hppa64-dev, but we need these
> > > packages to run the testsuites for binutils and gcc-4.X. Currently
> > > these packages are completely untested, although used to build the
> > > 64bit flavour of the kernel on hppa.
> > There is no upstream support for 64-bit glibc on hppa, so this bug is
> > currently a wontfix. Please provide us a patch.
> that's fine. in this case we should drop support for hppa for lenny.
I fail to see currently why no support for 64-bit glibc (while we have a
32 bit port) is a reason to drop the port.
Hppa-porters, do you have any opinion on that?