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Re: Hurd package fails to build -> probably should be removed

On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 01:46:38AM +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> The 'hurd' source package fails to build in regular ways on i386, as
> it's build-dependencies are unfulfilleable. It's still in testing at the
> moment though, because it has one Architecture: all package (hurd-doc).
> This one is not rebuildeable though within testing.

> Either the package is decided to be useful in testing anyway, then it
> should be fixed to have arch-conditional build-depends (like mig
> [hurd-i396]), and only build the all package when on !hurd-i386, or it
> should be removed and blocked out of testing until/if hurd-i386 because
> a release candidate.

> Michael Banck (one of the maintainers) has mentioned he didn't care
> anyway, my personal opinion is to not include such documentation-only
> packages for an architecture not in the release -- we don't include
> documentaion for freebsd either, nor (typically) for any software not
> also being released.

Tagged for removal from sarge, then.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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