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

* Thibaut VARENE:

> I'm not sure I understand this correctly though: what's needed right
> now is a debian-packaged etch-supported kernel (ie, 2.6.18 if my memory
> serves me right?) that works on hppa? Is it any different that the
> kernel package shipped with etch? (I suspect it is since the latter is
> not being used) If so, how so?

We see issues with the stable-security buildd (peri); it's often not
available when we need it.  IIRC, those are caused by kernel stability
issues, but my memory is a bit foggy.

For lenny, there are a couple of Berkeley DB issues that could need some
attention.  I'd also prefer if all architectures could provide the full
threading API, with cross-process mutexes and stuff like that (which
presumably would enable us to use that to fix the Berkeley DB bugs).

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