Re: getting gcc for hppa into the archive
Matt Taggart writes:
> > > 2.) Do a general gcc-3.1 based on the upstream 3.1 branch. Teach
> > > gcc-defaults to use 3.1 for hppa.
> > minor
> You're saying the gcc-defaults work is minor or the gcc-3.1 package?
modifying the defaults work.
> > Assuming that 3.0 stabilizes in the near future, the size of the
> > patch set isn't a reason not to rely on 3.0.
> OK, what about arch-independent changes? I don't know how many of these we
> have but my understanding is that any diff applies to all arch builds right?
> Or is it possible to have a patch only apply when building on a specific arch?
> I would love it if all I had to do is generate a patch to 3.0.
it's possible. see debian/rules.patch. Of course all changes you make
to arch-indep packages are "lost", when not applying these changes to
all architectures (the _all packages aren't uploaded for binary only