[pkg-s48-maint] Bug#110073: scsh-0.6 in P-a-s

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Tue Jan 31 19:03:46 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 02:51:20PM -0700, LaMont Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 08:03:33PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

>> I have no opinion on whether scsh-0.6 should be or should not be put
>> in p-a-s. What I know is that:

>>  - Trying to build it on a 64 bit architecture is a waste of
>>    resources. It will not work.

> But 64-bit machines are fast.. :-)

>>  - I am explicitly and machine-readably expressing this by not
>>    including any of ia64, alpha, amd64, ppc64 or s390x in the
>>    "Architecture:" line of the only non-"Architecture: all" package of
>>    the source package.

> This is ignored by the buildds, until dpkg-gencontrol dies a
> horrible death because of it...

Out of my control. As far as I understand things, it is a bug.

>>  - The day it *might* work, I will change the "Architecture:" line of
>>    the package. I promise. For example to "Architecture: any".

> If we put it in PaS, and that day comes, you'll need to request that the
> entry be changed in PaS, since the buildd's will steadfastly ignore the
> package once it's in PaS.

> Given that, if you'd like it in PaS, I'm happy to add it for you.

I have no desire to have scsh-0.6 is PaS, but if the buildd guys think
it is necessary, I won't especially oppose it.


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