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Re: Bug#704080: unblock: libarchive/3.0.4-3

On Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 12:18:46PM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 03:21:43AM +0100, peter green wrote:
> > Specifically it seems that s390x has not successfully built this
> > package for some time (since before s390x stopped being considered a
> > "broken and fucked" architecture). As a result the s390x package is
> > out of date in both testing and unstable. Britney will not migrate
> > the package if there are out of date binaries in unstable (even if
> > there are also out of date binaries for the same package in
> > testing). The cause of the build failures seems to be a testsuite
> > failure. Afaict there are several options in this scenario.
> my personal guess is that there's probably nothing s390x-specific to it,
> it's probably broken with 64bit big endian. The d-ports build for
> sparc64 fails as well.

Please also note that the current version (available in experimental for now)
seems to build ok on s390x (but fails on other platforms instead)......
Using git bisect should help identify the needed relevant changes.

Help is welcome.

Andreas Henriksson

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