Re: package chicken entering testing?
On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 09:23:50AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> [Is this the right list? Or should -devel be used?]
This looks all right.
> update_excuses lists chicken as
> "Trying to remove package, not update it"
> Please could you change this, as swig1.3 build-depends on this.
Quoting from <20030825044932.GF13096@quetzlcoatl.dodds.net>,
| Package: chicken
| Testing: 0.1072-2
| Unstable: 1.10-2
| Bugs: 189296
| Suggestion: remove-outdated-binaries, remove-from-testing
| Previous versions of this package built on sparc, and binaries are
| present in testing and unstable. The package fails to build because
| the generated tool (a compiler) is run during the build process, and
| segfaults on many architectures. There are non-trivial porting issues
| with compilers in general, and since this is a scheme compiler, it
| requires additional expertise to get it running again. All things
| considered, 7 out of 11 architectures isn't bad for something like
| this, so I don't see any reason not to fix things up so the most recent
| packages proceed into testing.
I guess aj just needs to remove the tags and let it try to get in again?
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