l...@gnu.org (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Efraim Flashner <efr...@flashner.co.il> skribis:
>
>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 09:39:40PM -0500, Mark H Weaver wrote:
>>> According to:
>>> 
>>>   https://hydra.gnu.org/eval/109381?filter=icecat#tabs-removed
>>> 
>>> the jobs for icecat on armhf and mips64el were removed in evaluation
>>> 109381 (corresponding to commit 663d5b5), but were present in the
>>> previous evaluation 109380 (commit cd65d60).
>>> 
>>> Can anyone tell me why this happened?
>>> 
>>> I guess that the 'supported-systems' field of some package that 'icecat'
>>> depends on was recently changed, but I was unable to find anything
>>> obvious by grepping through the output of "git log -p".
>>> 
>>> Debian includes Firefox packages for 'armhf' and 'mips64el', so it's
>>> obviously possible to get it working on those platforms.
>>> 
>>> I find it disturbing that we seem to be in the habit of removing
>>> non-Intel systems from 'supported-systems' fields in packages that other
>>> distros are able to get working on non-Intel.  These are bugs to be
>>> fixed, not swept under the rug to get them out of sight.
>>> 
>>>       Mark
>>
>> It turns out libjpeg-turbo depends on nasm, which was incorrectly marked
>> as only supporting Intel hardware.
>
> Again, there’s no such problem on current master AFAICS:
>
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> scheme@(guile-user)> ,use(guix)
> scheme@(guile-user)> ,use(gnu packages assembly)
> scheme@(guile-user)> ,use(gnu packages gnuzilla)
> scheme@(guile-user)> (package-supported-systems icecat)
> $15 = ("x86_64-linux" "i686-linux" "armhf-linux" "mips64el-linux")
> scheme@(guile-user)> (package-supported-systems nasm)
> $16 = ("x86_64-linux" "i686-linux" "armhf-linux" "mips64el-linux")
> scheme@(guile-user)> (package-transitive-supported-systems icecat)
> $17 = ("x86_64-linux" "i686-linux" "armhf-linux" "mips64el-linux")
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

I believe that Efraim fixed the issue in commit
4181c9393d46bb8e24af1970c0e2adbcbfb2c639, shortly after my initial post
in this thread.

> and <https://hydra.gnu.org/eval/109381?filter=icecat>.

The URL above shows that the icecat jobs for armhf and mips64el were
removed, but that was before Efraim's fix.

     Thanks,
       Mark

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