[Aptitude-devel] Bug#1012895: aptitude: ftbfs with GCC-12

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Tue Jul 26 01:29:37 BST 2022

On Tue, 2022-07-26 at 00:28 +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Paul Wise wrote:
> > I tried to build aptitude, found it fails due to cwidget bug #1015925.
> Do you intend to NMU that?

I'd prefer the cwidget team take care of it, since I don't have access
to their VCS, but if they don't have time right now, then I can do it.

> > and has debian/patches/
> Correct, this is mostly used for short-term fixes.

Hmm, OK. I would have expected these would go into new upstream point
releases, like or similar.

> > that seems to be unused.
> Not really true. It's just that we haven't made a real "upstream"
> release for quite a while because Manuel is mostly busy with the RISC
> V port.
> ...

I see, thanks for the info.

> As far I understood, it doesn't make sense to upload a new aptitude
> package before #1015925 is fixed.



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