[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#759008: Bug#759008: libtdb1: FTBFS on hurd-i386

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Tue Mar 3 12:06:00 UTC 2015

Jelmer Vernooij, le Tue 03 Mar 2015 13:03:39 +0100, a écrit :
> On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 09:56:38AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Andrew Bartlett, le Tue 03 Mar 2015 21:46:32 +1300, a écrit :
> > > This is also the wrong place to propose such patches.  Please get them
> > > accepted (or more likely, clearly rejected) upstream on
> > > samba-technical at lists.samba.org as this is clearly not a simple
> > > packaging matter.
> > 
> > Well, it isn't a packaging matter, indeed, but it is about helping with
> > porting packages. Not being able to work on KDE packages at all (yes,
> > kde-runtime depends on samba, thus tdb, and thus basically the whole KDE
> > desktop depends on it) really doesn't help with making progress in that
> > regard. If we had to wait for all ground bits to be 100.000% ready, we
> > would just never manage to go anywhere.
> IIUC the Samba support in KDE is optional. As an alternative, would it
> be possible to just disable Samba support in KDE on the Hurd?

Yes, only to have to put it back once we have samba working, and the
same for various packages depending on samba (xmms, mplayer, vlc,
etc.). Again, I see that as unnecessary work from both Hurd porters and
package maintainers.

I guess here the situation is just stuck on finishing the record lock


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