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Re: Bug#393709: xserver-xorg-video-newport: video-newport should only exist on mips

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 04:46:51PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 16:11:59 +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > Hi,
> > the video-newport is an hardware grafix options only available on the
> > SGI Indy, Indigo2 and possibly the Indigo. These are architecture mips.
> > 
> > All other archs dont need this packet at all (not even mipsel).
> > 
> Hi Florian, sorry for the late answer,
> we should indeed do this.  One problem though is we can't upload the
> package without binaries, and I don't have mips hardware, so this would
> require someone to build and upload it on mips every time.  Would you be
> willing to do this?  The other option being to build the package on
> casals.

Ahhh - right - i didnt think about that - i only thought it would be
okay to set "Architecture: mips" but there is no such thing as a source
only upload.

Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-171-2280134
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