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Re: Need a DD's help for some IA64 things

On Mon, 2005-08-01 at 12:22 +1000, Ian Wienand wrote: 
> Hi all,
> I need some help from a developer with some time; Al Stone has been a
> great help but I fear he's extremely busy with other work.
> The things I want to do are
> 1] upload new version of libatomic-ops
>    This is starting to break things, as the old version FTBFS with new
>    gcc versions.  Seeing as things depend on it this has a ripple
>    effect.  The new upstream version 1.0 is packaged and ready
>    to go, although there is one bug with an autogenerated file which I
>    have asked upstream about.
>    qprof and libunwind seem to work with this 1.0 release, although I
>    haven't tested more than building and a quick test.
>    http://www.gelato.unsw.edu.au/~ianw/debian/libatomic-ops/

This appears to be a non-native package, but it is packaged natively.
i.e., the .dsc file doesn't have a .orig.tar.gz & a .diff.gz.

> 2] upload libnuma packages (#283443).  These should be ready to go
>    after fixing some requests from ftp-master
>    http://www.gelato.unsw.edu.au/~ianw/debian/libnuma/

What were ftp-master's requests?

> 3] Help with ltrace (#306862)
>    The ltrace maintainer unfortunately seems MIA and isn't responding
>    to emails.  There is also a patch for Power in the BTS.  I'd like
>    to work with someone sufficiently interested to integrate both of
>    these and do a NMU.

Have you reviewed the ppc64 changes, and do you "vouch" for them?  Do
you have a way to test a build of them?

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