[SCM] VLC media player packaging branch, sid, updated. debian/0.9.9a-1-12-gd518d89

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Wed Apr 29 14:21:26 UTC 2009

tags 523035 upstream

Christophe Mutricy <xtophe at chewa.net> writes:

> 2009/4/28 Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de>:
>> I don't have one either, but the patch looks terribly messy. I feel this
>> is better fixed in the build system than in debian/rules, as it affects
>> all distros, not only debian.
> I haven't look a lot and very far but i haven't found a reference
> about /usr/lib/altivec in the FHS and i haven't look how other distros
> do.
> That is for distro who have a powerpc port and support G3.

FHS doesn't really care about that, but it is a pecularity of glibc's
cpu capability detection. It is therefore available on every powerpc
system that runs a GNU libc.

>> Is this issue being considered as a bug upstream and can we expect
>> the upstream build system to be fixed in a future version?
> Yes i believe it's a bug but I haven't had time to enter it into trac
> and hassle the ones-who-know.

Okay, I'm tagging this bug accordingly then.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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