Re: ftp.debian.org: Please remove numactl for alpha/powerpc from unstable
On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 15:47 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 09:40 +1100, Ian Wienand wrote:
> > Package: ftp.debian.org
> > Severity: normal
> > Hi,
> > I have dropped Alpha and PowerPC from numactl, as they don't have the
> > kernel support to build the latest versions. It's very unlikely
> > anyone cares about this package on those architectures.
> > Could you please remove them from unstable so the package can make it
> > into testing.
> Ugh ? Is there a replacement ? numactl is useful on 64 bits powerpc
> machines. Or is numactl itself being replaced by something else ?
Or if not ,what is the exact missing bit ? numactl should work on
powerpc and is useful on it. It shouldn't be dropped just bcs there is a
temporary build failure. Is it the new sys_migrate_pages that isn't
hooked (yet) on powerpc ?