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Re: Please build 64 bit packages

On 25 July 2013 09:10, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 25 08:35, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>> I still have no access to a 64-bit machine to validate any of the
>> packages I maintain.  I can cross-compile them (as I did with mksh),
>> but I can't guarantee they work.  Should I proceed?
> No chance to install a VM?

I tried Qemu and Virtualbox on my work supplied laptop and they both
fail to run the x86_64 Win8 install.  Unfortunately I don't have
access to any other machine to setup a VM.

>> > Alternatively, for those of your packages which are "noarch" packages,
>> > for instance perl or python scripts, please drop usa note here along
>> > the lines of "please copy package foo from 32 to 64 bit distro".
>> I think python-gdata and googlecl fall in to this category, so please
>> feel free to copy them over.
> Yes, sure, that would be nice.

Is there anything I need to do for this to happen?  I can issue an RFU
if need be...



Chris Sutcliffe

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