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Re: Bug#482902: please provide libc6-hppa64 and libc6-hppa64-dev packages

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 11:21 PM, Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> wrote:

>> >
>> > Please build libc6-hppa64 and libc6-hppa64-dev packages; there is no
>> > package build-depending on libc6-hppa64-dev, but we need these
>> > packages to run the testsuites for binutils and gcc-4.X. Currently
>> > these packages are completely untested, although used to build the
>> > 64bit flavour of the kernel on hppa.
>> >
>> There is no upstream support for 64-bit glibc on hppa, so this bug is
>> currently a wontfix. Please provide us a patch.
> that's fine. in this case we should drop support for hppa for lenny.

What kind of nonsense is that?? Why should we drop support for hppa
for lenny because hppa doesn't have a 64bit userland??

Can you be a bit more explicit as to what you need given the above?

Again I repeat: *there is no hppa 64bit userland runtime*. The only
reason why we have 64bit gcc/binutils is to build 64bit kernels needed
by some machines.


Thibaut VARENE

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