Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o, gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-sparc] Re: [gentoo-dev] xorg-x11-6.8.0-r4 to go ~arch --- ~sparc tests good.
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2004 19:59:35
Message-Id: Pine.LNX.4.61.0412071941460.14523@lacewing.inforead.com
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On Mon, 6 Dec 2004, Donnie Berkholz wrote:

> Hey everyone, > > If anybody has good reasons why -r4 shouldn't be unleashed upon the > unsuspecting ~arch users, respond to this (on-list please) before 0000 > UTC Wednesday. Why then? Well, my finals will be over, so I'll have time > to deal with the expected deluge of reports. >
Sparc tests fine under the following conditions: 1. ebuild taken from cvs at 13:06 (GMT) 2. USE flags thus: =========================== lacewing root # PKGDIR=${PD} emerge -pkv xorg-x11 These are the packages that I would merge, in order: Calculating dependencies ...done! [binary R ] x11-base/xorg-x11-6.8.0-r4 (-3dfx) (-3dnow) +bitmap-fonts - -cjk -debug +dlloader -dmx -doc -font-server +hardened +insecure-drivers - -ipv6 -minimal (-mmx) +nls +opengl +pam -sdk (-sse) -static +truetype-fonts +type1-fonts (-uclibc) -xprint +xv [1] =========================== 3. Because of the +dlloader, necessarily the patches from Bug 61063 were applied. 4. This version of X is hardened. 5. The (deprecated) keyboard driver is still required. kbd shifts keys as it always has. 6. NOTE: The two 'is_kernel' tests produce error messages, but (for me, at any rate) ebuild operation is correct anyway. I have not investigated further, but as I recall, the messages were: [: wrong number of arguments (for the check kernel-2.2.x) Command '*' not understood Given this, sparc is fine. --- 7. For non-(hardened+dlloader) users (everyone but me, I think), extra patching should not be needed, although at some point, the 61063 patches are required. Nice job, Ferris - -- Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o> Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFBtguNQa6M3+I///cRAm7PAJ9uagni1SWVX7W4qXd4nkTFiRrYrgCfd2O7 xtPzhkVR3UqNF+Jk8P5jAZ8= =1Uo0 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list