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Re: Current and upcoming toolchain changes for jessie

On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 06:35:16PM -0600, Adam Conrad wrote:
> On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 01:59:38AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > 
> > They weren't coordinated within the team. Furthermore I don't consider
> > that eglibc was ready to go to unstable, as it was known that two
> > architectures were going to FTBFS, without a real try to get that fixed
> > (for example by contacting the porters).
> I'll absolutely take blame for not trying harder to contact more porters
> than just you on IRC.  On the flip side, I don't think I'm entirely off
> my rocker in thinking that maybe porters with direct commit access to the
> packaging might have cared that eglibc has been FTBFS in experimental for
> four and a half months.  This isn't new.  And, as we've discovered today,

This isn't something new, but people tends to be busy and have to set
priorities. I personally didn't know that the deadline was two days
after the release, and I think it was the same for other people who
could have fix that. I still don't understand why this sudden rush.

> most of the fixes required were really quite trivial (though we're not
> quite done yet).

True, but the build still fails early. And the testsuite hasn't run yet.

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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