[SCM] ffmpeg/master: Disable unavailable frei0r, opencv and x264 on mips64el.
fsateler at debian.org
Wed Sep 23 15:05:34 UTC 2015
On 22 September 2015 at 15:53, Andreas Cadhalpun
<andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi Felipe,
> On 22.09.2015 17:34, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>> On 22 Sep 2015 11:23, "Andreas Cadhalpun" <andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Exactly. The cycles involve frei0r, opencv and x264.
>> Why not use stage1 build - profile , which is what is used by the porters precisely for this AFAIK?
> Are you sure these are actually used yet?
> Until a month ago the infrastructure of the ports didn't even support the build-profiles
> syntax. Thus porters were actually unhappy about the build-profile support added to x264.
But now they can handle it, so it is ok.
> And even though x264 has build-profile support for stage1, it isn't build on mips64el, yet.
> So it probably still requires manual work of the porters.
Yes, it still does until the bootstrap process can be fully automated
(I believe there are tools to help here, but I don't know them). If
you want to help here, the correct solution is to:
1. Setup an $arch VM or use the porterbox
2. Build $package using -Pstage1 -B arguments to dpkg-buildpackage
3. Upload the resulting (limited) package
4. Rebuild packages without -Pstage1 that required $package in !stage1
And rinse and repeat 2-4 for each package involved as long as any
package has unresolvable build-depends.
I would suggest contacting the porters first though, as multimedia
codecs are not likely to be the first priority. Perhaps adding more
packages to the build queue actually hinders their progress!
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