Re: xview anyone ?
Thu, 9 Nov 2006 11:02:09 +0100
On Thu, 09 Nov 2006 08:11:02 +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> I've spend some hours taking a look and I've come to the same conclusion
> as the Debian maintainer, this is very hard to fix for 64 bit. More then
> that fixing probably will also include fixing / changing all xview using
> Luckily all 64 bit platforms we support also have a 32 bit compatibility
> option, so I think we should just not build xview (and apps using it)
> for x86_64 / ppc64. It would be a good idea IMHO in cases like this to
> add xview + deps + packages using it to a list of packages to copy over
> to the x86_64 repo from the i386 repo, so that it will be readily
> available for those who want it.
> My taking a look started with suse since they had x86_64 packages of
> xview in their repo, but appearantly these have had the famous suse QA
> done do them (iow none). I did find some other interesting patches in
> there, which I have bundled in a smaller one with possible real fixes
> and a larger one which fixes a load of warnings (but no where near all
> warnings). I also have a patch which fixes some 64 bit related warnings
> by adding the necessary prototypes, which isn't enough to get this
> running but IMHO still should be applied / send upstream (Debian claims
> to be upstream these days) as it is an improvement.
> I wanted to attach these patches to the review request but I can't find
> it. Let me know where you want them send.
I opened a review request now:
Please put your patches there.
Thanks for your help. I think this package can be useful to at least a
few of us. And who knows, maybe this becomes one of those vintage
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