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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