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Re: 2012Q1 failing packages (on netbsd-current)
On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 11:44:06AM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> | Of course; but nobody was suggesting removing those packages.
> You didn't, but ...
> wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost said:
> | I remember many of these packages from previous lists of yours. Could you
> | please make a list of packages that have been broken for a year now, with
> | the aim of removing them if noone speaks up for them (promising to fix
Right, that's why the list I posted included a discussion of each
package, and, in fact, recommended against removing several of them
(including sge, the one asau is apparently particularly exercised
about) on precisely the grounds cited.
> | What I was objecting to was the implied "therefore I don't have to
> | care" coming after "amd64 problem".
> I didn't think that was the inference to draw - rather that some of
> the packages that you have found to be broken (even perhaps for a very
> long time) are only broken on amd64 (or perhaps other ILP64 systems)
> and work fine on (at least) 32 bit systems, and so should not be being
> considered for removal, even if no-one can be found to fix whatever
> problem you are seeing.
Well, I know that, and you know I know that, and he knows I know that,
and what I posted is in accordance with that too, so I don't get it.
David A. Holland
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