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Re: xfree86 4.3.0-0pre1v1 - request for porting help!


In the article <[🔎] 20030526124301.GM27449@trinity.unimelb.edu.au>,
Daniel Stone <dstone@trinity.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi guys!
> You're getting this mail because SuperH doesn't yet support XFree86 4.3.0.
> As you may or may not know, I have been preparing 4.3.0 packages for some
> time now, which are soon to become the official packages (an
> xfree86_4.3.0-0pre1v1 source package from the XSF is expected soonish).
> Unfortunately, 4.3.0 can't go into sid without all the architectures we
> support - that's where you guys come in.
> Porting to XFree86 isn't difficult per se, it just needs a lot of
> horsepower, and about 4gb of diskspace. The builds for your relevant
> architectures will fail once: I'll need the debian/MANIFEST.$(ARCH).new
> file, and I'll then send you an updated source package, which should
> produce a complete build.
> If you are interested in porting the XFree86 packages to your
> architecture (this does not involve code work, most likely), please
> contact me ASAP, and I will supply you with the source line for
> preliminary 4.3.0-0pre1v1 packages. I don't want to give it out in
> public because it isn't released yet, and I fear for my uplink if I do.
> Thanks for your time, and I hope to hear from some of you soon.

Thanks for the notice, but currently I don't have sufficient time and
machine resources to prepare the ports.  Please go ahead without sh's
for 4.3.0.

YAEGASHI Takeshi http://www.keshi.org/ <t@keshi.org> <takeshi@yaegashi.jp>

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