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Re: Problem compiling aqsis on hppa

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On Wednesday 07 July 2010 18:52:12 Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm preparing new the versions of aqsis after a long period when the
> package was not maintained, so we jumped from 1.2 to 1.6.
> With 1.6 it fails to compile in HPPA (at least in the HPPA of the farm),
> although there wasn't (apparently) any problems on the rest of
> architectures -- including hurd and kfreebsd kernels:
> https://buildd.debian.org/build.cgi?pkg=aqsis&dist=unstable
> Strangely, the 1st attempt (1.6.0-1.1) got to 82% mark, but the logs
> available for -1.2 and -2 show that they failed at the same point (37%,
> trying to compile the same shader) and with no error... seems like the
> child process dies.  I'm guessing that the child in this case is a
> special compiler for the shader (or a simple preprocessor converting it
> to C or something), I didn't look closely at it yet because most
> probably is a bug triggered only in HPPA for some reason.
> Honestly, I have no idea of HPPA other than it's discontinued by the
> vendor, but I think that it's still a candidate arch to be released in
> the next stable, and I'd like to get the package shipped in stable.
> Could anybody with access to a HPPA machine help me to debug this?
> It takes less 10 minutes to compile inside pbuilder in a recent laptop,
> but the only available person who replied me in debian-mentors@ so far
> said that he had the hardware but that it was too obsolete to attempt to
> compile this
> :-? , and suggested me to post here asking this.
> Cheers.

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo@gmail.com>

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