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Re: cduce

On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 06:08:49PM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 04:54:32PM +0200, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > > Have you read my answer of yesterday on that topic?
> > Yes I did, but I wondered whether the future upload of 3.09.0 did change
> > or not what I should do. Anyway, I'll ask upstream developers concerning
> > the bug encountered on IA64 and ARM.
> The only way to know is to try rebuilding cduce on IA64/ARM but this
> would in turn require to rebuild all its dependencies with the same
> compiler. Since no automatic rebuilding do exist for experimental it is
> better to wait ocaml 3.09 to hit unstable, since otherwise it would be
> painful to do it by hand.

There is an autobuilder network for experimental, not sure if it builds ia64
and arm though, and it may be somewhat fucked right now.

If you are a DD, you can log into one such developer box, and build the
dependnecies in chain and ask debian-admin to install them.

> Unfortunately, even willing, you can't do that since only DDs have
> access to ARM/IA64 Debian machines. Regarding other DDs doing that for
> you it would be possible, but I frankly think that the transition is
> higher in our priorities right now.
> Therefore you choose:
> - get in touch with upstream to know if they have clues about the build
>   failure
> - wait for ocaml and cduce dependencies to enter unstable, upload a new
>   cduce version via sponsoring, and see what happens on ARM/IA64

We can just drop those arches as opt arches, and bring the issue to the caml
team ? 


Sven Luther

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