Quoting Jérémy Lal (2016-06-18 14:16:11) > > Update: v8 has dropped armv5 support, see > > https://github.com/nodejs/node/issues/5810 > > https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/v8-users/aSOFbaAQvMk > > I'm going to remove "armel" from the list of Architectures. > > And as usual, i'm completely lost when it comes to that part. It's easy to > do something, > but i don't understand clearly all the consequences on existing armel > packages that depend > or build-depend on nodejs; > - should i whitelist in debian/control Architecture field ? > it seems error-prone since i must be sure i'm not forgetting any official > arch, and blacklisting > is not possible ("any -armel" would have been so cool, though). > - should i leave architecture "any", and ask removal of nodejs/armel from > testing then artificially > make it fail when building on armel ?
No matter if also doing other things, we must request removal, for nodejs itself and also for all arch-any reverse dependencies of nodejs. Marking in source that the package is not targeted armel at all is a nice thing to do but not essential, as I understand it. - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private