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hurd-i386 build (was: Re: ready for another Debian upload)

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: hurd-i386 build (was: Re: ready for another Debian upload)
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2012 07:34:17 -0800
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> If I could make a suggestion:  It seems that the hurd-i386 architecture
> is being omitted for the lack of a postgres server on hurd.  Postgres
> is lacking because Hurd doesn't have SysV IPC - and is not likely to 
> for some time.  However, it seems a shame that PSPP should not have
> a Hurd package for such a trivial reason.
> There is no reason that PSPP actually needs a Postgres server to run 
> or build. It's only needed for that one test.  Users on Hurd can still
> make use of PSPP's postgres features (they'll just have to connect to
> a database running on another machine).
> Is it possible to adjust the build dependencies such that Hurd-i386
> does not depend on Postgresql?  That way, I beleive the test will
> just be skipped in the make check stage.

I think that bojo42 could add [!hurd-i386] to the postgres
dependency to have this effect.
Ben Pfaff

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