[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#594860: Bug#594860: Workaround for #594860
plessy at debian.org
Sun Sep 26 04:10:31 UTC 2010
Le Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 12:17:06AM -0300, Nelson A. de Oliveira a écrit :
> Configuring the package with --enable-dummy works on powerpc (tested
> on pescetti.debian.org).
> configure: WARNING: The "dummy" implementation is a portable ANSI C
> reference implementation.
> configure: WARNING: It is slow, and is not intended for production use.
> Maybe it's better to have a slower version on powerpc than no hmmer at all?
given that Apple does not sell anymore PowerPC machines for scientific
computing, I think that it is a reasonnable solution, that will make
the package available for people to have a look or to train themselves
with a test dataset, before doing the real computation on a dedicated
Perhaps README.Debian could mention our choice and invite users who really
would like to do their research using HMMER3 on PowerPC running Debian to
contact us and Upstream to improve the package together.
Have a nice Sunday,
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