[pkg-go] Strange build failure on ppc64 only

Sascha Steinbiss satta at debian.org
Mon Jan 30 10:56:37 UTC 2017


thanks for your quick reply.

>     The only thing that struck me as out of the ordinary is that the
>     package in question uses C components and the ppc64 build seems to
>     be missing support for cgo. At least
>     /usr/lib/go-1.7/pkg/linux_ppc64/runtime/cgo.a seems to be missing?
>     (Maybe I’m way off here…)
> I think you're right.

OK, good to hear that it made some sense...

>     If that is indeed the problem I’d be happy to remove ppc64 from the
>     list of supported archs.
> Sounds sensible to me. FWIW, I think the ppc64 port is basically dead
> upstream, so if you don't care about it, I don't think anyone else will
> very much...

I see. I guess I will remove ppc64 then as the package never built
there. I have no idea where the problem is with ppc64 and cgo and how
much of an effort it would be to make it work, and I must also admit my
focus lies elsewhere at the moment.


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