clone 666004 block 666004 by -1 block 664078 by -1 block 664078 by 666004 reassign -1 ftp.debian.org retitle -1 RM: kumofs on s390x/sparc (blocks transition of tokyocabinet) severity -1 normal thanks Dear ftp-team, Please remove kumofs for sparc and s390x. kumofs is currently uninstallable on s390x and sparc due to a missing run time dependency on those architectures. (See #620647 for details). The problem of 620647 is, that this blocks the current transition of libtokyocabinet. (I'm the maintainer of this package.) In course of a preparation of a NMU to fix 620647 and bring the transistion forward, I asked for advice on debian-mentors and together we worked out the following two-step strategy: -- 1) Add an "artificial B-D" against libmsgpack-ruby1.8 to ensure that the package is only built on the archs which have the runtime binaries available. -- 2) Remove the offending packages from the archives. #1 has been done by the maintainter after announcing my NMU intention, but unfortuantly he did not request removal up to now. So I am now filing (as announced in 666004) this bug to request an "NMU removal" for kumofs on sparc and s390x. kumofs never entered testing, and (as said) uninstallable on sparc/s390x, so there will be no impact for the users. Also, as soons as the run time dependency gets available, kumofs will automatically built for those archs again. Best regards, Tobias Frost.
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