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Re: gfortran transition and lacking hppa autobuilds

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 07:53:17AM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> 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 [4].
> >> 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...

ok, I expressed badly, I am sure i386/amd64 uploads are security
supported. I am concerned by your "circumventing the buildds _can_
mean that..".

> Besides that normally the maintainer of a package is trusted to be able
> to test the package on the architecture(s) he is uploading...

but this should not have any impact on the security stuff, right?


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