On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 11:44:54PM +1000, Anand Kumria wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 01:23:20PM +0200, Irene Vatton wrote:
> > On Monday 24 October 2005 11:41, Earle Martin wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > At present the version of Amaya available as a package in Debian unstable
> > > is 8.5, which is rather old. Are there any plans to update the package?
> > >
> > > Best,
> > >
> > > Earle.
> > I'll contact the package maintainer.
> Well, I've spoken to Steve about this before. I'm supposed to have
> taken over the package from him back in February.
> However I'm having a hard time building it from source (I have
> repositories available if anyone is interested in assisting).
> It is on my todo list (almost at the top now too) but if you have time
> and motivation and would like to step in and create a package, please
Procrastination has its virtues.
I've now uploaded Amaya 9.2.1 into Debian and it has built successfully
except on 64bit architectures. <URL: http://bugs.debian.org/336053>
contains a patch that will makes Amaya compile on Alpha, ia64 and amd64
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