[Build-common-hackers] Please fix cdbs version 0.4.26-4

Martin Quinson martin.quinson@loria.fr
Tue, 10 May 2005 20:09:53 +0200

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On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 08:07:09AM +0200, Martin Quinson wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 06:28:05PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > I just spent some hours battling against cdbs.  I think the changes in=
> > 0.4.26-4 were a total desaster, leading to bugs #294694, #295250, #2967=
> > #299010, #300465 and a few other ones that I might have to file after t=
> > ones are fixed.  This potentially introduces build regressions in hundr=
eds of=20
> > packages, and the aim that that release was trying to achieve failed be=
> > the code is broken.  Please revert that version before more new package=
s are=20
> > built with it.  None of these bugs are technically release-criticial, b=
> > they introduce broken config.guess updating, bloated diffs, spurious er=
> > in the build logs, and I think in some cases the build could freeze, so=
> > aggregate, I think the release team should be aware of this situation.
> Were does the source files lives nowadays? The cvs seems to be unused sin=
> months, and there is nothing on svn.debian.org. I seem to remember of you
> guys leaking some arch files in the package, once upon a time, but where
> could I find this?
> I am voluntering to sort some out of those issues, but without access to =
> code, it will be cruder. I will certainly NMU if I have to, but I would
> prefer a cleaner way...

Well, I'd like to moderate this a bit, as it does not really reflect what I
think. Of course, I won't NMU if you want me not to. I'll only do so if
those bugs remain unfixed and if I don't hear from you all for a while...

My main goal is to work *with* you, of course.

Thanks for your time,

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