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Re: open issues with the hppa port

Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Andreas Barth (aba@not.so.argh.org) [090730 16:51]:
>> As from release team point of view, it is necessary that there is a plan
>> how hppa can and will return in the forseeable future to normal mode of
>> operation, i.e. there are not many issues with e.g. architecture specific
>> build failures.
> I have seen some activity from your side. Thank you for that.
> However, it would be really good if we could get some written down
> plan with maximum amount of time it takes till we are in normale
> operation mode.

Did I miss a plan or was there no real plan written down?

I'm especially thinking of some kind of milestones and deadlines about
the nptl transition and the buildd kernel problems.

AFAIK the nptl transition is currently being tested, though what are the
remaining pieces and how long will the remaining steps take?

Some of the buildd kernels still cause segfaults, it would be good to
have an idea what's been done for them and how long you estimate it to
take to solve them.

I also like to include a small list of packages that were updated to fix
an RC bug (in testing), but are currently failing to build on hppa (even
if they also fail on other arches):

* acpica-unix
* classpath
* gforth



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