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Re: [Pkg-rust-maintainers] Bug#881845: Bug#881845: Bug#881845: Bug#881845: Bug#881845: rustc: FTBFS on mips*: test failures

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:04 AM Ximin Luo <infinity0@debian.org> wrote:
> John Paul Adrian Glaubitz:
> > On 07/17/2018 04:51 PM, Aron Xu wrote:
> >> I think you are too much defensive, while I don't mean offensive any how.
> >
> > Maybe you shouldn't automatically assume then that the other person
> > doesn't know what they are talking about?
> >
> >> The thing to fix this forever is either of:
> >> 1) Fix the software to make it build on all hardware;
> >> 2) Blacklist the package on hardware that fails to build it.
> >>
> >> You are just blaming blindly here, and this will be my last response
> >> to you on this very specific argument.
> > Neither 1) nor 2) have happened, yet you decided to upload the
> > package to unstable. Did you check back with the rust maintainers?
> >
> > rustc and cargo were already uploaded for mips64el and later removed
> > because of the LLVM bug which made the package FTBFS on the buildds.
> > I don't understand why you just went ahead and uploaded the package
> > without seemingly checking back with the Rust maintainers.
> >
> > (Cross-)building and uploading rustc for a new architecture is not
> > hard. Making the native compuiler actually work properly, on the
> > other hand, is.
> >
> Aron, the next version 1.27.1 is already in binary-NEW so the same issue will block testing migration again, when that gets accepted.
> Earlier you said "Binary only upload from porter is allowed [..]" but I am not sure the other porters have access to a loongson-3a box. Will you continue to run builds of new rustc versions on your box? I think that is the key point here.

Will do that and see if we can get the issue either fixed or have a
blacklist placed at the same time.


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