[php-maint] php4

Chad Feller cfeller at unr.nevada.edu
Wed May 2 06:21:24 UTC 2007

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 02:06:42PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 09:22:25PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > Chad Feller wrote:
> > > My bad - its what I get for skimming the DSA.  I'll go stand in the 
> > > corner now...  Out of curiosity, what is the delay in pushing out 
> > > security updates for select archs? Is it lack of machines or people?  
> > > If it is the former, I can most likely make one of our mips boxes 
> > > available - if it is the latter, I'd be happy to help.
> > mips and mipsel haven't been configured for the new security queues;
> > it's DSA's plan to move them to faster machines until that occurs.
> > So it's more a lack of man power. However, if your proposed machine
> > is a fast one, please write to hardware-donations at debian.org and
> > CC: debian-admin at lists.debian.org anyway.
> > m68k is bitten by a dak bug, the removal of m68k from etch has
> > resulted in dak not accepting m68k for sarge also.
> > arm was delayed because toffee, the arm buildd is painfully slow
> > and also building unstable, which slows down things a lot.
> Uhm, don't the security queues always take precedence over unstable?  If so,
> "also building unstable" shouldn't interfere with the security builds.  If
> the priorities of the build queues are wrong, that's a bug that should be
> fixed.
> > It's planned to move this to a faster machine for some time.
> Huh?  Who has a faster machine than toffee?
> -- 
> Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
> Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
> vorlon at debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

I'm not sure what official Debian procedures are for binary uploads, but 
I built the php4 and php5 mips binaries (from deb sources) for my boxes 
and have them available on one of my servers if you want to use them...


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