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Re: FFTW3 in Sarge

On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 06:40:48PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 10:33:27AM -0700, Andre Lehovich wrote:
> > A few days ago I filed Bug#263117 (FTBFS on m68k) on FFTW3.
> > Justin Pryzby just sent me an email saying that the package
> > is orphaned.  Both of us very much want to have FFTW in
> > Sarge.  But neither of us can debug the problem since we
> > don't have m68k hardware.  (We also aren't Debian
> > developers, so we can't login to the project machines.)
> > 
> > There's already a version of FFTW3 in Sarge.  Obviously this
> > bug needs to be fixed, but is it release critical for Sarge?
> > If this bug isn't fixed in time will FFTW3 be dropped from
> > Sarge?
> We probably want to have the fix for #240180. If the buildds can handle
> that (as I believe they can), we could live without that, but I'd rather
> not if I can avoid it.
> m68k-build, can somebody look at this, please? Quite a lot of stuff
> depends on fftw3 so it's difficult to just remove.

I don't see the relation to #240180? fftw3 compiles ok it seems, it fails
one of its tests. Usually when fortran code fails, we switch to f2c for
m68k, but the last working version on m68k was also built with g77-3.3
(3.3.3-0pre0). The failing ones where both built with 3.3.3-6, but they
failed the test at different places? Maybe there is a regression, maybe it
is fixed with 3.3.4-7 which is now available. I started a build, but I have
no idea how to fix it, if it fails the tests again (other than building with
f2c, or 2.95). Any suggestions?


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