WG: who actually cares about debian on hppa?
Sorry, my mistake :-)
Von: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Im Auftrag von Thibaut VARENE
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 23. Juli 2008 13:50
An: Jens Konrad
Betreff: Re: who actually cares about debian on hppa?
Please send this email to the mailing list. Telling just me about this
is nice but worthless. Your testimony would be better suited for
debian-hppa so that we can see that we do have (happy) users...
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Jens Konrad <JKonrad@linotype.com> wrote:
> That would really, really sadden me and my friends here - we have a lot of hppa machines (I alone have about 20 - got them cheap), and we use them for almost anything: workstations, webservers, file servers. The machines are great, they have an immense live span, install wonderfully, and once turned on, they basically never stop working. The only problem are the old SCSI hard disks....
> Unfortunately, I am not much of a programmer, which means I cannot help myself. :-( Seeing hppa go would be very sad....
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Im Auftrag von Thibaut VARENE
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 22. Juli 2008 17:26
> An: Kyle McMartin
> Cc: email@example.com
> Betreff: Re: who actually cares about debian on hppa?
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Kyle McMartin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Informal poll time.
>> Please only say you care iff,
>> 1 - you are going to fix things
>> 2 - you have time to fix things
> I'm unfortunately completely deprived of #2 atm (and will continue to
> be so likely until at least 2009), so I can't be of much help except
> for the casual answers to questions I know the answer for, random help
> here and there to willingful developers and machines access...
>> We need to have more people taking initiative on things if
>> we want to get ourselves together, and if not, we should just
>> accept that circumstances have changed.
>> I personally think it's time to dump hppa from stable releases.
> I understand your point though it'd quite sadden me. Also, let's not
> delude ourselves: dropping hppa from stable releases means "dropping
> hppa" period.
> Nobody is going to care for a non-release architecture. Frans already
> stated he would stop working on the installer, and nobody is ever
> going to use an architecture they cannot install.
> So to say things clearly, if we stop here, hppa linux is dead.
> Thibaut VARENE
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