Help requested on package maintaining

Cesare Falco cesare.falco at
Thu Feb 7 22:10:49 GMT 2008

Emmet Hikory wrote:
> > packages (sdlmame) couldn't be built on "esotic" archs, namely sparc,
> > powerpc and hppa. How can I try those builds again? On my PPA the only

>     You might ask if someone else has access to that hardware to run a
> test build.  In many cases, the build report should tell you something
> about what went wrong, and the porting teams are typically happy to
> help suggest workarounds.
Ok, I'll do my best to fix it. Do you think such failures will prevent
the package from reaching multiverse? On official archs it builds

>     Please package the new upstream, ensuring that there is a working
> watch file or get-orig-source rule.  Then look for (or open) an bug
> asking for upgrade to the new version (add the "upgrade" tag), attach
> the diff.gz that resulted from your update, and subscribe the sponsors
> queue.  There is a recipe (2), but it may be a bit out of date with
(hopefully) done. Could you please check whether it's ok? Thanks! :)

Cesare Falco (wallyweek).

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