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Re: DDE - Commit fb489ff causes FTBFS

Svante Signell, le Thu 30 Jun 2011 12:10:44 +0200, a écrit :
> On Wed, 2011-06-29 at 20:06 -0400, Stephen Gilles wrote:
> > I had been trying to build DDE packages for Arch Hurd for a while, and after
> > some discussion in #hurd, we found that in hurd/incubator.git, commit 
> > fb489ff7a7989b85ae4f3c1deaf5dbf816de6545 , "drop generated files", prevents
> > building from source.  If I add 'git revert --no-edit fb489ff' to our build
> > scripts, everything builds correctly (and the ne2k_pci driver, at least, works)
> > 
> > I don't know enough about the patch to intelligently comment on it aside from
> > that, but I just wanted to report this issue.
> Nice to see that DDE is integrated in Arch Hurd. How much work would it
> be to get it available also in Debian, or maybe even in upstream?

Not much work. The problem is defining the ABI. That was the point of my
"user-level drivers" thread some time ago: agree on the ABI, to avoid
future breakage if we push something and change it afterwards. And then
we can proceed with integration.


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