Re: Dist-Uprade on HPPA64
On Tuesday, 30 Nov 2004, you wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 02:19:21PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > Well, IIRC, it is enough to use _only_ the 32bit kernel, and that would
> > make it easier for us, because we don't need an extra package in the
> > archive. But yes, your reason is also strong. Ok, so I tend to go to the
> > backported modutils. Unless somebody vetoes me, I'll try to handle that
> > with the modutils maintainer.
> Some machines cannot run a 32 bit kernel, so the "easier" idea will not work.
> Personally, I think the libc dependencies are unnecessarily tight. Maybe
> someone should test overriding libc's kernel version test, and running a
> new libc on woody's kernel instead?
so we would have an other round of tool-chain-changes....
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