Re: dpkg FTBFS on mips
Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Nicolas François <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-07-08 14:57]:
> > dpkg currently FTBFS on mips, probably because of po4a or because of
> > a missing locale on mips.
> I don't think you can expect that a specific locale is installed on a
> buildd but given that it only fails on mips I suppose there's some
> other problem.
> > Can anybody help me to fix this problem?
> > Is there any public machine available for non DD?
> FWIW, I can reproduce this bug in a chroot which didn't have the
> locales package installed at all. I didn't try whether installing
> locales and building some would help.
> Access is available on request. If you want to track this down,
> please send me a SSH key and I'll create an account.
We found out in the meanwhile that the bug is caused by version skew
between perl and perl-modules. The deeper reason for this is the perl
FTBFS on mips.