On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 18:38:20 +0200, Ole Streicher wrote:

> Hi Julien,
> On 16.10.2016 18:30, Julien Cristau wrote:
> >     Packages must autobuild without failure on all architectures on
> >     which they are supported. Packages must be supported on as many
> >     architectures as is reasonably possible. Packages are assumed to
> >     be supported on all architectures for which they have previously
> >     built successfully. Prior builds for unsupported architectures
> >     must be removed from the archive (contact -release or ftpmaster
> >     if this is the case).
> > 
> > As skimage no longer builds on architectures where it used to build (and
> > where it thus is assumed to supported), the "serious" severity for this
> > bug is correct.
> Yea, but it is on the decision of upstream and maintainer which
> platforms are supported by the package. If the maintainer is not able
> (or willing) to support the platforms that FTBFS, why shouldn't he
> remove them?
Per the above quote, packages must be supported on as many architectures
as reasonably possible.  Are you saying it's not reasonably possible to
get skimage to work on, say, i386?

And I didn't say anything about any removals, I only addressed the bug
severity question, which you sounded confused about.


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