Bug#856815: kodi FTBFS on Alpha due to Intel assembler that is easily worked around

Bálint Réczey balint at balintreczey.hu
Mon Mar 13 20:04:15 UTC 2017

Control: tags -1 confirmed moreinfo

Hi Michael,

2017-03-05 2:29 GMT+01:00 Michael Cree <mcree at orcon.net.nz>:
> Source: kodi
> Version: 2:17.0+dfsg1-3
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> User: debian-alpha at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: alpha
> kodi FTBFS on alpha due to Intel specific code [1].
> I attach a patch that enables generic code to be built rather
> than Intel specific code and with that kodi builds to completion
> on Alpha.


I am generally happy to receive patches from porters and would be open
to accepting it, but before I do so I have two questions:

Can kodi run on any alpha machine?

The kodi package is quite big. Would building the package worth it
considering the space needed on snapshot.d.o, on mirrors, etc?


> Cheers
> Michael.
> [1] https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=kodi&arch=alpha&ver=2%3A17.0%2Bdfsg1-3&stamp=1487892844&raw=0

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