Bug#406853: patch update

Thibaut VARENE varenet at debian.org
Sat Feb 3 22:58:42 CET 2007

On 2/3/07, Steffen Moeller <moeller at inb.uni-luebeck.de> wrote:
> Salut Thibaut,
> On Saturday 03 February 2007 01:38:34 Thibaut VARENE wrote:
> > Attached is an updated patch to deal with sparc machines (tested on my Sun
> > U30).
> I had a quick glimpse at your patch and liked it, at least as a start,
> suggesting to place it as a dpatch into the debian/patches folder. It would
> also suit upstream rather well, wouldn't it? I presume that one could somehow

Yes it certainly would, if you are in contact with upstream I'd
advocate sending them this patch.

> merge the #ifdef to something more space-efficient, but this is possibly even
> less maintainable. The /proc/cpuinfo I recall to also depend on the version
> of the kernel, sadly, so maybe in a later version we should try not
> to "count" any spaces to become more flexible/stable.

We can only hope that the proc interface won't change too often... :)

> Many thanks and greetings


Thibaut VARENE

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