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This page tracks current issues with the m68k port. User support and buildd admins are at debian-68k@lists.debian.org.

http://www.debian.org/ports/m68k/ - Debian M68k official port page.

Other Places

Here

Etch-m68k Status

  • m68k didn't release with debian stable, but rather has it's own semi-supported, semi-released distribution called etch-m68k.
  • A wanna-build for security or proposed-updates type support for etch-m68k has been created, but the autobuilders are currently focused on catching up with unstable distribution. Once m68k is caught up with unstable, cronos and diablos at nemesisnetworks.com are scheduled to begin building both.
  • The good news is that everything works, and we have an upgrade path for the future.

Testing Links

m68k usertags

  • If you find a bug not listed here, please usertag it or drop us a message.

  • See bugs.debian.org/usertags for more info about usertags.

  • user m68k-build@nocrew.org

  • usertag m68k - all m68k-specific issues bts

  • usertag toolchain - toolchain-related bug, revisit on rev bts

  • usertag gcc-40 - gcc-4.0-specific problems bts

  • usertag needs-port - needs porting work bts

  • usertag needs-help - maintainer has requested help
  • usertag pending - patch/solution accepted
  • An email might look like the following:
    To: control@bugs.debian.org
    Subject: m68k usertags
    
    user m68k-build@nocrew.org
    usertag bugnum + m68k
    thanks

m68k rc usertags

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

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.
  • apparently you can also just do wb -n again (it toggles)


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