Fixing FTBFS - is separate section on arm64 still necessary?

Bug #1485311 reported by Hans Joachim Desserud on 2015-08-16
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Bug Description

I was reading http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/fixing-ftbfs.html when I noticed the following:

"Ubuntu has added arm64 as a architecture recently, but many packages fail to build on it. A full list of the packages not building are at qa.ubuntuwire.org/ftbfs/arm64.html."

First of all I noticed that the url wasn't a link, but after browsing to it I found a list of build failures for 14.04. Now that armhf and arm64 are listed on the main FTBFS page (http://qa.ubuntuwire.org/ftbfs/), I wonder whether this paragraph is still necessary or whether it could be removed.

Version: 0.3.7~bzr578~ubuntu14.04.1.

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Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) wrote :

You are right, we no longer need this section.

Linking to https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS is enough because the first section of that page tells how to deal with arm64/ppc64el failures.

Changed in ubuntu-packaging-guide:
status: New → Fix Committed
Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) wrote :

Fixed in ubuntu-packaging-guide 0.3.8.

Changed in ubuntu-packaging-guide:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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