Re: Debian ports for RiscPC, ARM710, etc.
Matthew Wilcox <Matthew.Wilcox@genedata.com> writes:
> Sorry, it's not nearly that simple. Can we have a debian-arm and a
> debian-acorn distribution, otherwise people will be confused. People
> would have been more confused had Phoebe ever made it into production.
> (This would be an Acorn machine which supported the StrongARM properly)
We could call the "armv3" distribution an "arm-acorn" distribution.
That might make sense, especially if we decide to use halfword
instructions for the "arm" version, so it wouldn't run on any of the
Of course, that might not be a good name, because Acorn could release
something in the future based on the StrongARM. Also, there might be
non-Acorn machines that need the armv3 stuff.