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Re: hppa packages missing?

On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 3:08 AM, Grant Grundler <grantgrundler@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 5:28 PM, John David Anglin <dave.anglin@bell.net> wrote:

>> I was trying to say in a round about manner that debian ports can't be used
>> to update parisc systems running "squeeze" or unstable any longer  because of
>> the problem noted. It's probably still ok for systems running lenny.
> Ok.

lenny isn't provided from ports, it's provided from the main archive
(being an official part of the release).

>> I would say based on my experience that Debian package maintainers are still
>> willing to respond to parisc related bugs.  Most packages don't have parisc
>> specific
>> problems, so the situation isn't completely unrecoverable, but we need an
>> unstable
>> buildd that is monitored by the small core of toolchain and kernel
>> maintainers.
> Agreed. IIRC, dannf volunteered to operate/maintain a buildd but was
> waiting for "stable kernel" to be released and I don't if that
> happened. My understand was recent kernel.org was more stable. Let's
> see dannf is still available/interested in operating a buildd get an
> update on what he thinks he needs to move forward.

Just for the record, I have a rp3440 available with reasonable
bandwidth to act as an autobuilder. It needs a (remote) admin, but
it's there, if someone wants to step up.


Thibaut VARENE

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