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Bug#631007: pu: package arcboot/0.3.14+squeeze0

On Wed, 2011-07-06 at 19:04 +0200, Guido Günther wrote: 
> On Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 04:11:39PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > On Sun, 2011-06-19 at 19:18 +0200, Guido Günther wrote:
> > > netinstall of MIPS IP22 is currently broken (#630424). This is due to
> > > two bugs in tip22: a wrong load address and a discard entry in the
> > > linker script. I've prepared 0.3.14+squeeze0 to fix this issue (diff
> > > attached). O.k. to upload to stable for the 6.0.3 release?
> > - Why does __ARCSBOOT_VERSION__ jump to 0.3.13?
> This is generated during build time. We should exclude this file from
> the package but I didn't want to make any unnecessary changes.


> > - Please drop this change:
> > 
> > +  * [d2741a1] overrides: remove ./ from paths to catch up with ftp-master
> > +    changes
> O.k, reverted.


> > - Why was the "$(PRINT_LOADADDR)" makefile target dropped?
> It's not needed and unused and was part of the same commit.

I debated this one - just because it was part of the upstream commit
doesn't automatically make it suitable for inclusion in stable.
However, having checked that it does indeed appear to be unused, I'm not
going to insist that it not be included.

> Will the chroots on the autobuilders be updated to the latest arcboot
> before building d-i? Dann raised that issue:
> 	http://lists.debian.org/debian-mips/2011/07/msg00000.html

I wouldn't expect this to be required.  With the widespread use of
LVM-based chroots, the chances of tip22 already being in the chroot used
for the mips d-i build are quite low, so I'd suggest that we work on the
assumption that the correct version will be used - if there turns out to
be an issue for some reason, we can always binNMU d-i on mips and tell
wanna-build to ensure that the new tip22 is used for the build.

> Find a new diff attached.

Thanks; please go ahead.



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