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Re: Debian ports [was: Re: Weirdness in "apt-get upgrade"]

On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 09:57:45PM -0700, Brian Nelson wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> > That's a rather odd presumption. Do you real debian-devel-announce? You
> > can find out exactly what kept debian from releasing on any given month.
> > Hint: You won't find any desperate calls for hppa machines since all
> > debian developers have ready access to them.
> Well, I'm not a dev and I could be wrong, but I seem to remember lots
> and lots of RC bugs a few months ago were due to packages failing to
> build on hppa.  Looking at the old RC bug reports, this appears to be
> true.  Since all of those bugs had to be fixed, I can only assume it
> took quite a lot of time and delayed the release.

Not all RC bugs have to be fixed before release. The packages can be
removed instead.

Also, gcc 3.0 has been available on i386 for quite some time, just not
as the default compiler.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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