On 7 Mar 2018, at 02:15, Aaron M. Ucko <u...@debian.org> wrote:
> Source: nut
> Version: 2.7.4-7
> Severity: normal
> User: debian-i...@lists.debian.org
> Usertags: ia64
> Builds of nut for ia64 (admittedly not a release architecture) have
> been failing with .symbols discrepancies, as detailed at [1].  Could
> you please take a look?

Dear maintainer,
SymbolsHelper is a useful tool but, but most of the time is unnecessary and
leads to a whole load of extra work, since it only whitelists/blacklists
architectures rather than looking for patterns. In this case, it looks like a
lot of these symbols should be using arch-bits=32 and arch-bits=64 rather than
whitelisting or blacklisting all the 64-bit architectures.


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