port www/libxul broken on sparc64, but builds even on ia64
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Dec 14 22:14:15 UTC 2009
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 09:39:41PM +0100, Andreas Tobler wrote:
> On 14.12.09 18:58, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > On Dec 14, 2009, at 9:04 AM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> >> Port www/libxul is marked as broken on sparc64.
> >> HOwever, it builds even on ia64!
> >> Could anybody comment on why this port is broken for sparc64?
> > Anton,
> > Can you remove the marker from the Makefile and just build it.
> > Let us know how it fails if it fails.
> > Remember that most ports committers don't have access to non
> > PC hardware (or don't have easy access to it), so they do
> > things blind. Once a port fails to build on an architecture
> > and no one helps out to fix it, they can only mark the port
> > as broken.
> I think I fixed this for the upcoming libxul. See here:
> If you need a backport for the current libxul, 126.96.36.199, to sparc64, let
> me know. I would not be unhappy if you can wait for the new version.
> But if you have a speaking reason, I might find some slots :)
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