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This page tracks current issues with the [http://www.us.debian.org/ports/m68k/ m68k] port. User support and buildd admins are at debian-68k@lists.debian.org.

Other Places

Here

  • [#etch etch status]
  • [#testing testing status]
  • [#usertags usertags]
  • [#rcusertags RC usertags]
  • [#bugs bugs that need work]
  • [#binnmu binNMU instructions]

?Anchor(etch)

Etch-m68k Status

  • m68k didn't release with debian stable, but rather has it's own semi-supported, semi-released distribution called etch-m68k.
  • Right now there is no security or proposed-updates type support for etch-m68k, but it is in the works.
  • The good news is it works fine.

?Anchor(testing)

Testing Status

  • m68k isn't even in lenny at the moment since the RMs felt the toolchain needs work.
  • glibc needs TLS support.
  • Submit gcc-snapshot test results.
  • Need to figure out how we're going to handle a testing distribution.

Testing Links

?Anchor(usertags)

m68k usertags

{{{To: control@bugs.debian.org Subject: m68k usertags

user m68k-build@nocrew.org usertag bugnum + m68k thanks }}}

?Anchor(rcusertags)

m68k rc usertags

?Anchor(bugs)

Bugs

time-stamp skew

  • A missing automake build-dep may instead be time-stamp skew.
  • Search for skew in /usr/share/doc/autotools-dev/README.Debian.gz

?Anchor(binnmu)

binNMU notes

  • example to register dpkg_1.13.11 for a dpkg_1.13.11+b1 binNMU:

wanna-build -b m68k/build-db -d unstable -m "Rebuild with g++-4.0 for C++ +transition." --binNMU=1 dpkg_1.13.11

  • --binNMU=2 for second binNMU.
  • example to deregister any pending binNMU and return to Installed state:

wanna-build -b m68k/build-db -d unstable --binNMU=0 dpkg_1.13.11

Build Priority Notes

  • example usage to set one-time higher build-priority

wanna-build -b i386/build-db -d unstable --build-priority=1 xorg-x11_6.8.2.dfsg.1-7

  • example usage to set one-time lower build-priority

wanna-build -b i386/build-db -d unstable --build-priority=-1 xorg-x11_6.8.2.dfsg.1-7

  • For permanent build priorities, use --perm-build-priority instead of --build-priority

Not-For-Us Notes

  • to remove something from the not-for-us list, use --forget.
  • to move it from n-f-u to nb, use --forget, -o --take, --give-back.


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