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

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.


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