Re: gfortran transition and lacking hppa autobuilds
Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 10:51:20PM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
>> Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
>>> 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 .
>> Note that circumventing the buildds can mean that your package won't be
>> security supported on that architecture...
> hmm.. I am not understanding why. Usually every upload has binary stuff
> for at aleast one arch, i386/amd64 being the most popular upload arches.
> This means that i386/amd54 ports are not security supported?
You might want to reread what I wrote...
Besides that normally the maintainer of a package is trusted to be able
to test the package on the architecture(s) he is uploading...