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Re: help with package restricted to specific arches

On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 10:33:11AM +0100, Frank K?ster wrote:
> "Kevin B. McCarty" <kmccarty@Princeton.EDU> wrote:
> >
> > http://www.wolffelaar.nl/~jeroen/P-a-s-HOWTO.txt
> >
> > The P-a-s maintainers mentioned in that file include LaMont Jones
> > <lamont@debian.org> and James Troup <james@nocrew.org> among others.
> Is there a role account for that, and what's their name?  It seems
> LaMont isn't listed on http://www.de.debian.org/intro/organization.

As said in that document, P-a-s is a tool to reduce buildd's wasting
time on certain packages. It is *not* a way to prevent certain
architectures to end up in the archive per se, make sure your package
fails to build in some way if it's unsuiteable on a certain

As such, it isn't a that important file for maintainers.


Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)

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