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Re: debootstrapping m68k-coldfire


On Tuesday 4. March 2008, Wouter Verhelst wrote:

> Anyway, the problem isn't that bootstrapping coldfire is hard; I can do
> that myself if needs be, and we'd have a working port within a few
> months[1]. The problem is that adding another port isn't going to be
> accepted by FTP masters: I don't recall who exactly, but an FTP master
> did tell me that a coldfire port in Debian would only be accepted if it
> was either part of the m68k port, or replaced it entirely.

IOW technical reasons have no value when politics are involved. :-(
If we force everything into a single port solely out of political reason, it 
gets a whole lot less interesting...

bye, Roman

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