2016-06-18 14:47 GMT+02:00 Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk>:

> 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.
>

Agreed.


> 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.


Some mecanism must be set to prevent building on armel, because actual
buildd armel servers are armv7 and as such are supported by nodejs >= 4.

Otherwise it is right that only removing nodejs and reverse deps from
testing would be enough.
I am not sure what is going to happen which Arch: all packages
build-depending on
nodejs, though.

Jérémy
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