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Re: Please allow flex into testing

On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 10:32:28AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>         Flex had a fail to build from source bug. The cause was a time
>  skew issue: there have been changes to a lex source file, and the
>  resulting .c file in the diff.gz, which meant that flex build tried
>  to call flex to regenerate the .c file, depending on the timestamp on
>  the patches files.

> 	As you can see, there has been a month since the last
>  substantive change to the package was made, namely the final
>  fix to the FTBS, and 3 weeks since the build mechanism was tweaked,
>  and 12 days since the last upload.  I've waited for any new bugs to
>  be reported, but so far things seem to be fine.

> 	It has successfully built on all architectures.

> 	Please allow this to enter sarge, since the version in sarge
>  does have a valid FTBS bug.


Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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