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Bug#887870: RFS: pcc/1.2.0~DEVEL+20180120-1 [ITP]

Disclaimer: I am not a DD and cannot sponsor your package.

On 2018-01-21 15:01 +0800, Yangfl wrote:

> Package: sponsorship-requests
> Severity: wishlist
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "pcc"
>  * Package name    : pcc
>    Version         : 1.2.0~DEVEL+20180120-1
>    Upstream Author : Anders Magnusson <ragge@ludd.ltu.se>
>  * URL             : http://pcc.ludd.ltu.se/
>  * License         : BSD
>    Section         : devel
> It builds those binary packages:
>   pcc   - Portable C Compiler
> To access further information about this package, please visit the
> following URL:
> https://mentors.debian.net/package/pcc
> Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:
>   dget -x https://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/p/pcc/pcc_1.2.0~DEVEL+20180120-1.dsc

Haven't tried to build it yet, but I see the following rather serious
problem: pcc depends on unavailable packages on amd64 and i386,
apparently a remnant from the previous version which used to be in
experimental.  This makes me wonder how you have tested your package,
when it is not installable.  In particular, has bug #638309 been fixed?

The debian/links file should probably be removed, it only works on amd64
and seems to be redundant with the override_dh_link rule in debian/rules.

> More information about hello can be obtained from https://www.example.com.

Information about pcc, however, can be found at
http://pcc.ludd.ltu.se/. ;-) Sadly they don't do https. :-(

> Changes since the last upload:
> [your most recent changelog entry]

  * Initial release (Closes: #442913)

Which is not completely true, since version 1.1.0~DEVEL+20110422-1 used
to be in experimental: https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/pcc.  Whether it's
worth to keep the old changelog entry for that version is debatable.


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