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Re: powerpc and s390: buildd environments screwed? (was: Bug#322821: libpng12-0: new version breaks pdflatex)

On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 17:48 +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 16:54 +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> >
> >> Well, I think it's clear:  We need a binary-only upload of tetex-bin.
> >> I've never done that on one of the developer machines; is there any DD
> >> on the powerpc list who is willing to save me from learning ;-)?
> >
> > Yeah, but why did this happen in the first place? Broken buildd? Also,
> > what about s390? (And why are they no longer on the CC list?)
> To summarize: Lots of packages depending on libpng12-0 had problems on
> powerpc and s390 recently; for some of them (e.g. gimp) they seem to be
> solved now (with the NMU'ed version 1.2.8rel-1.0.1), but for some, at
> least tetex-bin, problems have actually started with that version.
> Recompiling the packages against the new version helps, and I'm looking
> for someone to make bin-NMUs of tetex-bin.  gs-gpl still seems to be
> affected, too
> (cf.
> http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=quagga&ver=0.99.1-6&arch=s390&stamp=1127770198&file=log&as=raw
> for s390, on powerpc it seems to be solved with gs-gpl_8.15-4 - compare
> the last two builds on http://buildd.debian.org/build.php?arch=powerpc&pkg=quagga).

I don't really like the idea of bin-NMUing all those packages without
understanding the cause. If it turns out to be a real bug somewhere that
needs fixing, the whole bin-NMU dance will have to be done all over

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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