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Re: Architecture usertags

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



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