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Re: Preparing the m68k port for the future.

On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 13:21 +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 07:17:48PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > Yes, 'm68k' and 'future' in one sentence. Amazing, isn't it? Surely we
> > must be joking?
> Hey, I haven't seen any activity wrt m68k archive (re)qualificiation.
> Given m68k's dropped back below the 95% cutoff (and has spent about
> 1/3rd of the last 90 days beneath it) and has a number of red squares
> still on the release arch qualification page it seems certain at this
> point that you won't get a "release arch" exception any time soon.
> Hurd and kfreebsd pages are at:
>   http://wiki.debian.org/ArchiveQualification/kfreebsd-i386
>   http://wiki.debian.org/ArchiveQualification/hurd-i386
> Please be as detailed as possible, and try to avoid referring to closed,
> unverifiable resources such as buildd.net.
> > Anyway. To cope with the above issues, the m68k port's developers have
> > been looking for alternatives for quite a while now. It has been
> > suggested that we start employing distcc or similar things so that we
> > would be able to use cross-compilers on much faster hardware, but for
> > various reasons this is not practical. 
> BTW, it's not very encouraging when you say "Yes, we'll definitely try
> this and see how it works!" then, six months later, fail to have ever
> bothered, and can only handwave it away as being "impractical".
> Cheers,
> aj

Is there any known coldfire systems that would offer a faster build


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