On 11 May 2010 16:22, Harry Rickards <ha...@linux.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> From https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=lives I can see
> that armel, hppa and both kfreebsds built 1.3.3-1 fine, whereas on
> alpha, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, mips, powerpc, s390 and sparc the build
> failed. On my local machine (i386), the Ubuntu Launchpad PPA builders
> (i386, amd64 and lpia) and I assume Alessio's machine (amd64) 1.3.3-1
> built fine. All of the errors seem to be with pgrep being missing. I
> assume these can be fixed by adding pgrep as a build-dependency.
> Gabriel, was there something new in 1.3.3 that requires pgrep? Does
> anyone know why these errors didn't occur on the Launchpad PPA
> builders (is pgrep maybe installed by default??).

I see that pgrep is provided by procps. This is a package with
standard priority, so shouldn't it be in buildd by default? The Ubuntu
version of procps is 1:3.2.8-1ubuntu4, compared to the higher Debian
version of 1:3.2.8-9 so is it possible an unreported (I had a quick
look through the bug list and couldn't find anything) bug has somehow
got into the package between these two Debian revisions?

Harry Rickards - ha...@linux.com
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