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Re: HPPA and Erlang packages

"Carlos O'Donell" <carlos@systemhalted.org> writes:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Sergei Golovan <sgolovan@nes.ru> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 8:43 PM,  <he@ftwca.de> wrote:
>>> Yes, the binary removal is the best option, if the porters are not able
>>> to fix this arch-specific problem. I would like to avoid this at all
>>> costs, but it might be the only available solution.
>> I have added a workaround which disables using vfork() on hppa
>> architecture (it is substituted with fork()), so, there's no need in
>> removing binary packages. Though it would be better to fix vfork()
>> anyway.
> This is the workaround I'm going to suggest for now.

Great, this allows us to ignore the problem for some more time.

> I am back again looking at why vfork() on hppa is failing. I don't
> have a good estimate for how long this will take, given that we don't
> really understand the nature of the failure. I will keep debian-hppa
> updated with the status of my investigations into the issue.

Good to know. Thanks for your work :-)

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