Re: [Pkg-scicomp-devel] including atlas in lenny
On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Ondrej Certik <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 4:10 PM, Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 11:13:33AM +0200, Ondrej Certik wrote:
>>> the atlas package was uploaded:
>>> which fixes this RC (ftbfs) bug:
>>> would it be please possible to include it in lenny?
>>> There is a problem though that it has problems building on some
>>> architectures like alpha:
>>> But it works on i386, amd64 and most others. Is this a showstopper?
>> 4. Autobuilding
>> Packages must autobuild without failure on all architectures on
>> which they are supported. Packages must be supported on as many
>> architectures as is reasonably possible. Packages are assumed to
>> be supported on all architectures for which they have previously
>> built successfully. Prior builds for unsupported architectures
>> must be removed from the archive (contact -release or ftpmaster
>> if this is the case).
>> atlas has significant reverse-dependencies, removing it from alpha is not
>> acceptable to me with my alpha hat on.
> As Thomas Weber said, it seems we will have to find someone willing to
> maintain atlas 3.8.0 to work on alpha.
> Also imho the packages should only depend on atlas and blas instead,
correction: depend on lapack and blas.