Bug#520141: mpi-defaults: wrong arch constraints in Build-Depends

Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
Tue Mar 17 17:28:53 UTC 2009

Package: mpi-defaults
Version: 0.3
Severity: serious
User: debian-release at lists.debian.org
Usertags: transition-blocker

Hello, let’s file this as a bug so that we have a place to track it.
Sorry if you already had an upload ready!

From #510845:

 | Manuel Prinz writes:
 | > As you may have noticed, I uploaded a fixed mpi-defaults earlier. I
 | > discussed the alpha issue with Adam and we agreed on falling back to LAM
 | > here. I did not know that sparc also fails then, so the "fix" will not
 | > work; but because of sparc this time.
 | I hadn’t noticed, thanks for telling me. There is an unfortunate problem
 | with it, though: you can’t use an architecture restriction like [arch1
 | !arch2] in Build-Depends. That is, you can’t mix ! and non-!; if you
 | stop to think about it, it doesn’t make sense.
 | Just removing “alpha” completely from the Build-Depends line will just
 | do the right thing as far as I can see. Could you make another upload?


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