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Re: give back bluez on mips(el), wait for binutils 2.20-3?

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 07:23:37PM +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> Simon McVittie wrote:
> > On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 at 07:21:30 +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> >> Simon McVittie wrote:
> >>> dw bluez_4.56-2 . mips mipsel . -m 'binutils (>= 2.20-3)'
> >> Scheduled.
> >>
> >>> gb bluez_4.56-2 . mips mipsel
> >> Bogus, so not tried: wanna-build commands are usually used to change the
> >> status of a package. Why would you want to change it from Dep-Wait to
> >> Needs-Build, that does not make any sense to me as that would throw away
> >> the Dep-Wait which was just been set.
> > 
> > Sorry, I don't really know how the internals of wanna-build work, or how the
> > commands interact with them. After reading
> > <http://release.debian.org/wanna-build.txt> and
> > <http://www.debian.org/devel/buildd/wanna-build-states> it was reasonably
> > clear to me that bluez needed a dep-wait on binutils, but it wasn't clear
> > whether I'd also need to specify gb in order to prod w-b into doing something.
> > 
> > I'll try to construct a patch against wanna-build.txt and/or wanna-build-states
> > that would have made it clearer what I should do. I assume the contact address
> > is debian-release for the former, or debian-www cc debian-wb-team for the
> > latter?
> Thanks already. Yes, the contact addresses look right to me.

Actually, I more or less try to maintain the latter, so I'd appreciate
being explicitly kept in the loop on that one -- but of course the
website is the responsibility of -www, to which I'm subscribed (as a

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