On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 03:50:03PM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 01:11:20PM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Package: libgluegen2-build-java
> > Version: 2.1.3-1
> > Severity: serious
> > Tags: upstream patch
> > Justification: makes other packages FTBFS
> > libgluegen2-build-java provides a mechanism in <glibc-compat-symbols.h>
> > to lower memcpy symbols version. This doesn't take care of at least
> > ia64 and s390x among the official Debian architectures, but at least
> > arm64, ppc64, sh4, sparc64, and x32 are also affected among unofficial
> > architectures. This causes other packages to FTBFS, see for example:
> > https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=libjogl2-java&arch=ia64&ver=2.1.3-1&stamp=1387422174
> > https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=libjogl2-java&arch=s390x&ver=2.1.3-1&stamp=1388229627
> > As this mechanism doesn't really make sense in a distribution context
> > (the dependencies are handled by the package manager), I would suggest
> > to simply disable it. This is the purpose of the patch below:
> I have the feeling that the patch is there so that they get the
> old behavior from memcpy() and that the newer version (2.14) goes
> over the buffer in a different direction and breaks something.
I really doubt so, as in that case it will be done for x86 only.
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