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

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Tue Jun 10 19:56:03 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 18:34:31 +0100,
  "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones at> wrote:
>The relevant bit of the package guidelines is this:
>  If a Fedora package does not successfully compile, build or work on an
>  architecture, then those architectures should be listed in the spec in
>  ExcludeArch. Each architecture listed in ExcludeArch needs to have a
>  bug filed in bugzilla, describing the reason that the package does not
>  compile/build/work on that architecture. The bug number should then be
>  placed in a comment, next to the corresponding ExcludeArch line.

Do these bugs need to stay open? I have a couple of things that are 
exclude arch because they require kernel modules that aren't built 
for arm. I'm not expecting that to change ever in one case and probably 
not in the next few years (if ever) for the other case.

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