Plan for tomorrows (20080529) FESCO meeting: FTBFS bugs

Patrice Dumas pertusus at
Thu May 29 07:38:34 UTC 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 03:51:38PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> Please consider adopting a policy regarding packages which continue to
> fail to build from source for a given distribution.  These packages
> need attention, if only because we have disabled F6 buildroots which
> would be necessary to build and fix a bug in such a package package in
> the F9 release.  I agree with Will Woods' suggestion (pardon if I
> mis-attribute) that such cutoff point should be the Beta cut of the
> next version of the release.

I own some packages that don't rebuild (in F-9), I was waiting for an
upstream release that didn't came (for libnc-dap, though there was a 
release of libdap). I'd prefer if they were kept. I'll take the time to 
patch them to rebuild, but I'd prefer doing it only if needed.


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