Re: m68k not a release arch for etch; status in testing, future plans?
Michael Schmitz wrote:
>> It's not the ftpmaster stuff that needs to be done, it's the RM and
>> security stuff. Security stuff for *sarge* is already a problem, with
>> the xfree86 update currently blocking the release of r4, due to lack of
>> an m68k build, eg.
Build times for kdebase_4:3.3.2-1sarge3:
m68k is an order of a magnitude slower and that's not acceptable.
(While arm clearly sucks as well, Steve said that a new, faster arm
buildd is in the works.)
> Well, xfree has been built some days ago but no attempt has been made to
> get it uploaded yet.
I just signed it. procmail didn't filter it correctly, as the To: was
different for your manual build.
> This has been complicated by the fact that I've asked for access to
> the security archive for hobbes but no response of any kind has been
Another buildd for stable-security seems a good idea, but the problem of
peak times remains.