On Fri, 2018-04-13 at 21:18 -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 02:11:28AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > On Sat, 2018-04-14 at 01:57 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > [...]
> > > I've pushed my version to:
> > > https://people.debian.org/~benh/packages/wheezy-security/
> > > 
> > > I believe this builds the right set of binary packages, and the files
> > > contained in them match the binaries built from 4.9.2-10+deb8u1 with a
> > > few exceptions that seem to make sense.
> > > 
> > > I'm not sure whether the packages all work.  There are some new test
> > > failures (I'm comparing with the build log for 4.9.2-10+b1).  Some of
> > > these may be due to bugs in library packages built from gcc-4.7.  I
> > > don't know how much effort we should put into investigating these.
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > Wonderful, they're not even installable:
> > 
> > dpkg: regarding .../gcc-4.9-base_4.9.2-10+deb7u1_amd64.deb containing
> > gcc-4.9-base:amd64:
> >  gcc-4.9-base breaks gcc-4.7-base (<< 4.7.3)
> >   gcc-4.7-base:amd64 (version 4.7.2-5) is present and installed.
> > 
> > I'll try again.
> > 
> > Ben.
> > 
> 
> Hi Ben,
> 
> I feel like I am standing idly by and you are doing all the work. I
> admit that this involves some arcane things that I do not fully grok at
> the moment. However, if there is anything at all that I can do to help,
> please let me know.

If you would like to spend time reviewing or testing what I've done,
please do.  Otherwise I'm happy to carry on by myself.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Kids!  Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous.  Do not attempt it
in your own home. - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, `Good Omens'

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