Re: person needed to build and test XFree86 trunk for 4.3.0-3 release
- To: Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: person needed to build and test XFree86 trunk for 4.3.0-3 release
- From: Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 10:49:53 +0100
- Message-id: <20040301094953.GA4259@lambda>
- In-reply-to: <20040229221616.GA29255@lambda>
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On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 11:16:16PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 07:52:01PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 04:20:20PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 04:33:28PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > > A couple of days ago, James Troup emailed me and asked me to expedite
> > > > the release of 4.3.0-3, because the library postrm is very hard on the
> > > > buildds.
> > > >
> > > > I agreed.
> > > >
> > > > Unfortunately, my primary home box, a Blue & White PowerMac G3, has
> > > > developed erratic problems with memory over the past couple of says.
> > > > gcc segfaults non-reproducibly, and Mozilla and the X server have also
> > > > spontaneously segfaulted.
> > > >
> > > > I cannot get 4.3.0-3 built on this machine in this state, so I would
> > > > like a volunteer (a Debian Developer, for accountability purposes) to
> > > > build the XFree86 trunk in SVN, revision 1115, and test the resulting
> > > > packages.
> > > >
> > > > Unless you happen to build on powerpc I will be unable to test the
> > > > packages myself, so I will rely on you to do the testing. I will sign
> > > > and upload the packages on your testimony that they test all right.
> > >
> > > Well, if nobody steps up, i can do the build this afternoon. I have a
> > > powerpc box with enough disk space and a 1GHz G4, so it should be ok,
> > > and so you could test it afterward.
> > >
> > > I don't think i have access to your SVN repo though, so if you could
> > > maybe mail me the .diff.gz, i would be glad to build it.
> > I am wrong naturally, and found the anonymous access repository, and
> > will start a build as soon as i have finished building the chroot and
> > finished the checkout. Once it is built, i will upload the stuff
> > somewhere you can get access to it and test it before uploading.
> Ok, build started. I hope that the build depends are ok. If they are,
> you will have the packages at the latest tomorrow morning. To late for
> this evening's deadline anyway.
Mmm, it seems someone already uploaded 4.3.0-3. So is my build actually
still needed ?