[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#604523: samba: please add support for armhf

Konstantinos Margaritis markos at genesi-usa.com
Mon Nov 22 18:43:49 UTC 2010

On Monday 22 November 2010 20:10:21 Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Konstantinos,
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 07:22:59PM +0000, Konstantinos Margaritis wrote:
> > Hi guys (Hi Christian! Hi Steve!)
> > 
> > The armhf port has reached a very good state (at 87%) at
> > debian-ports.org, and I'm now mass-filing bug reports to packages for
> > armhf support. Most packages just have to add armhf in the architecture
> > field. The complete list is in http://wiki.debian.org/ArmHardFloatTodo
> > 
> > The package already exists at unreleased in debian-ports, using the
> > attached patch.
> > 
> > Please consider adding armhf support. :)
> Currently, samba pulls its list of Linux architectures from the
> type-handling package.  Can you get armhf added to the list of known archs
> in that package, so we don't have to maintain the list by hand?

Thanks for the advice, on to it.

> Ultimately, of course, we want to replace this list with 'linux-any' for
> the architecture field; but until squeeze is released, I believe that's
> going to break backporting, so Christian is probably not going to like
> that.

No worries about squeeze. armhf is targetting squeeze+1 anyway. I can wait 
till squeeze is out, I already keep lots of patched packages in unreleased 
anyway, I'm just in the process of filing bug reports to packages so that I 
don't forget them :)



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