Current FTBFS packages (was Re: [ACTION REQUIRED] Retiring packages for Fedora 21)

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Jun 10 14:45:57 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 07:54:26AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 10:20:46PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 08:43:07PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > 
> > > Can we excludearch %{arm} for this one?
> > 
> > Why? It's a bug that it doesn't build on ARM. Refusing to build it 
> > doesn't fix the bug, and then someone else will crash into the same 
> > issue when they dare to build something that needs llvm.
> 
> It seems the alternative is hfsplus-tools doesn't work at all for
> anyone.

Eh. We're constrained by our own policies here, not by anything 
fundamental - LLVM being broken on ARM ought to mean that our ARM 
product is worse, not that everything else is dragged down to the same 
level.

> BTW this package is also affected by the -fstack-protector-strong LLVM
> bug, but that is simple to work around.

Yeah that complaint is completely fair.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org


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