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Re: Architecture usertags

Bastien ROUCARIES wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> wrote:
>> Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>>> Hi,
>> Hi
>>> I thought I'd sent out this mail, but apparently I did that when I had
>>> just reinstalled my laptop and the mailsetup wasn't working yet. Sorry
>>> about that.
>>> Now almost a month ago, I asked Don Armstrong to create architecture
>>> tags in the BTS. I've always felt that such a thing would be useful,
>>> because often porters are unaware of architecture-specific bugs, simply
>>> because there's no way in the BTS to actually search for them. Having
>>> such an ability could make porters of a particular architecture aware of
>>> the issues that affect their architecture, and (where necessary) able to
>>> help out.
>> Note that porters can find many issues just by looking at the buildd.d.o
>> [0] pages even for issues not (yet) known in the BTS for which they
>> could file bugs.
> Sometimes bug are arch specific. For instance a recent bug in librsvg
> was due to a floatting point rounding. Under sparc the bug produce a
> divide by zero, whereas under i386 it work normally. So arch tags are
> useful.

Sure, though expecting them to be up-to-date not unless there will be
enough people going to look at the build pages and tagging bugs
accordingly AFAICS.



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