please drop architecture list in debian/control

Bug #1506990 reported by Jamie Strandboge on 2015-10-16
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
juju-mongodb (Ubuntu)
Dimitri John Ledkov

Bug Description

This came up as part of the MIR review in bug 1267393. In the interest of time, I am filing it on their behalf.

doko: "the package should be built for the upcoming s390x architecture as well."

slangasek: "Yes, it should; the architecture list in debian/control should just be dropped so that the package builds automatically for all architectures."

Michael Hudson-Doyle (mwhudson) wrote :

Turns out this isn't quite so simple, but luckily IBM have done the work for us (see Attaching debdiff.

Michael Hudson-Doyle (mwhudson) wrote :

I've built an only trivially different version of the package in a ppa:

Changed in juju-mongodb (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in juju-mongodb (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: packaging
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

Dimitri, could you look at sponsoring this for s390x support?

Changed in juju-mongodb (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox)
Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

This was fix released since 2015-12-15, sponsored by yours truly.

Changed in juju-mongodb (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Michael Hudson-Doyle (mwhudson) wrote :

Hi, it looks like you copied the package from my ppa rather than applying the debdiff on this bug. The differences were: a less terse entry in debian/changelog, and the debdiff has Architecture: all (which is obviously wrong -- should be any!) rather than just adding s390x to the Architecture list. I don't suppose we really care about powerpc, but maybe something to be fixed in the next upload...

Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

I'm not sure what I've copied now =)

but looks correct, thus ubuntu5 simply added s390x.

I've now uploaded ubuntu6 which changes to arch:any and powerpc did built successfully.

Michael Hudson-Doyle (mwhudson) wrote :

yay, thanks :-)

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