Re: Bug#212085: Build-dependencies cannot be satisfied in unstable
On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 23:58, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> It is a problem for us to ship binary packages that we cannot build. What
> happens if we needed to do an urgent update on this package (e.g.,
> security)? Or if a user needs to patch and rebuild it?
>From what I recall, fixing libstdc++3 to build on a modern system would
be distinctly non-trivial, so all we can do is remove it. We could
patch the source to not attempt to build that part of the package,
leaving gcc-3.0 itself available as a compiler alternative for hppa, if
the PA folks feel that this is important to them.