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Re: Few comments about the transition



On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 06:11:55PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> Quoting Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr>:
> 
> > > No, they both must have been rebuilt for ocaml 3.07. On some slow
> > > architectures, both packages may not be synchronized.
> > 
> > Sure, but since ocaml-3.07 and the older lablgl will not install
> > together, there is no problem.
> 
> Are you sure you can't get a FTBFS because of this?

I don't know, and if you do, you just push them to the dependent package
(lablgl in this case). I think this is not a problem, mostly the buildd
maintainers are smart enough to handle this.

> > > > > PS: I've prepared ocamlsdl but I need its dependencies to be
> > > > > available on powerpc before uploading it.
> > > > 
> > > > Well, the source is there, grab it, rebuild it, and upload.
> > > 
> > > No, you did not understand. This is what I did, but autobuilders
> > > need build dependencies.
> > 
> > Sure, but you upload early, and then the day count goes low. The
> > autobuilder will start building when they are ready, no problem.
> 
> I'm not sure every autobuilder reschedule the build. At least, the
> ia64 autobuilder wasn't doing that. So we had to ask the ia64
> porters to reschedule (cameleon, in january 2003)

Yep, but that is the autobuilders fault, not ours.

Friendly,

Sven Luther



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