Bug#752735: webkitgtk FTBFS on arm64

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Mon Jun 30 14:47:33 UTC 2014

On 30/06/14 14:49, Alberto Garcia wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 01:34:38AM +0100, peter green wrote:
>> webkitgtk failed to build on arm64, the following was the final error in
>> the build log (there were a load of others before it too)
> Do we have access to a machine where we can try to fix the build?
>> debian/patches/aarch64.patch, debian/patches/fix-aarch64.patch:
>>   from their title and description these are obviously arm64 related.
> I guess this is the build fix.
>> debian/rules: changes to list of no-jit architectures
>>   ubuntu added arm64 and ppc64el
> I guess this one too.

Adding Iain to Cc, looks like he did those changes so he may know what we want
to merge back.

>> but I wonder if it would make more sense to have a list of
>> architectures on which to enable jit than a list of architectures on
>> which to disable it.
> I'm not sure, in general I'd prefer having it enabled by default and
> only disable it when it fails... Emilio, Gustavo, what do you think?

No strong opinion there. If it works in general, I'd say enable it by default
and disable where needed (like we're doing).


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