Re: [mipsel] fakeroot woes on vaughan
On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 02:04:08AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 08:22:47PM -0600, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 06:08:59PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 07:47:36PM -0600, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > > > I am trying to build a package on vaughan, but am not getting very far. Any
> > > > ideas?
> > > fakeroot is known to not work on mips or mipsel. The autobuilders use
> > > sudo instead of fakeroot as the root command during package builds.
> > > For testing purposes on these architectures (since you don't have root
> > > privileges on vaughan), you'll need to drop the dh_testroot command from
> > > your debian/rules.
> > Actually, I need to build the whole package as the lack of it is holding up
> > quantlib (and related packages) for testing.
> Sorry, official package builds for mips/mipsel require real root access for
> the above reason.
> > It has been timing out on mipsel; the autobuilder supposedly has too short a
> > fuse. Quantlib does some fancy c++ and that takes some time. It used to
> > build reliably, but the last few releases failed on mipsel. And only on
> > mipsel.
> Please email firstname.lastname@example.org an ask for the timeout to be raised.
I did a good week to ten days ago, but nothing happened.
> You could ask someone with a mipsel machine to do a manual build, but this
> would not help us if we needed to do security updates for the package in
That must have been done for 0.3.7 to as the failure in the buildd log is in
conflict with the fact that testing has a 0.3.7 binary.
So whoever worked that magic so nicely, could you do that again, please?
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