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Re: pkgsrc-2011Q3 freeze has started
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 02:13:35PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> I think that schedule is too tight to ensure basic sanity of the branch.
> I have a bulk build running on NetBSD 5.99.55/AMD64 (with GCC 4.1) which
> is currently at 2427/11720. There is one infrastructure patch pending
> related to fixing an issue with Ruby 1.8 only packages. Build failures
> at this early stage not fixed since yesterday:
> (1) Emacs 23.3a aborts during bootstrap.
> (2) Festival doesn't build due to errors in the inttypes.h definition in
> GCC3. This most likely needs some catch up with the header changes
> in current.
> (3) qmail fails installation check due to overlapping PLIST with a
> (4) kdelibs4 doesn't build due to missing dependencies.
> (5) Lots of Python packages don't support 3.1 -- IMO the default support
> list shouldn't include 3.1 as the list of packages which do work is far,
> far smaller than the list of packages which don't. I plan to change
> this after the branch though.
> (6) nessus-libraries fails due to missing distfile. See earlier email,
> this should IMO just be nucked.
> Given that at least (4) is pretty high profile, I would like to see the
> bulk build finished and failures get evaluated. I'll keep you updated on
If someone is addressing the problems, then I have no problem with
prolonging the freeze; but let's discuss this on Sunday.
I'm not sure your test setup is ideal though, since there might be
additional problems caused by the non-standard GCC-4.1.
Is someone running 5.x bulk builds?
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