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Re: Bug#722542: gcc-spu went away but is still being used

Control: severity -1 serious

On 2013-09-12 14:37, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Control: reassign -1 newlib
> Am 12.09.2013 08:31, schrieb Niels Thykier:
>> Package: gcc-defaults,newlib
>> Severity: important
>> Dear maintainers of gcc-defaults and newlib,
>> I noticed that gcc-defaults have removed the "gnu-spu" package in sid,
>> but newlib still build-depends on it.  Since there was no bug against
>> either package, I am assuming no one has noticed this so far.  As it
>> is, this is one (of several) things blocking gcc-defaults migration to
>> testing.
>> This bug can be fixed either by re-introducing gcc-spu (possibly as a
>> transitional package, if gcc-spu is no longer needed) or by newlib no
>> longer Build-Depending on gcc-spu (since it is the last package using
>> it).  I will leave it to you to decide how this will be solved; please
>> reassign this bug to the proper package.
> I don't maintain the spu cross toolchain anymore, as previously written to the
> gcc and powerpc ML. So newlib maybe shouldn't build the spu packages anymore.
>   Matthias

Hi all,

This is currently blocking gcc-defaults from migrating to testing (and
by extension a lot of other packages that is currently waiting for
gcc-defaults), so I am bumping the severity to RC.


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