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Re: gfortran transition and lacking hppa autobuilds

Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 09:48:45AM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
>>> In order to complete the g77 -> gfortran transition [1], the following
>>> packages need to be built on hppa [2]: geant321, mclibs, mn-fit, paw,
>>> ghemical, libghemical, scalapack, and petsc (geant321 and mn-fit
>>> build-depend on paw; ghemical build-depends on libghemical)
>>> Could these packages be binNMUed, please?
> Luk Claes wrote:
>> As you can see on [2] they are all either in Needs-Build or in Dep-Wait,
>> so they are not broken, will be built eventually and don't need binNMUs...
> Some of these packages have been waiting to be built on hppa for more
> than 30 days.  Is it likely that the hppa buildd situation will improve
> in the near future?  The graph at [3] indicates that hppa was slowly
> making a comeback but now (as of 2008-04-06) has stalled again.

At the moment there should be 3 buildds running instead of the 1 earlier...

> I (and I'm sure others) would be very grateful if someone who would not
> mind building the above packages on their own hppa machine could upload
> them, as was apparently done with cernlib [4].

Note that circumventing the buildds can mean that your package won't be
security supported on that architecture...



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