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Re: Uses for m68k Was: Re: debootstrapping m68k-coldfire

On Wed, 5 Mar 2008, Michael Casadevall wrote:
> I understand the points. That's why I have suggested creating a custom Debian
> Distribution which focused on lighter-weight release for embedded and older
> platforms. One thing I always liked about Ubuntu and its releases that you
> could install and switch to one of the other releases by doing apt-get install
> kubuntu-desktop, and get that release of kubuntu (and then be able to remove
> the current release fairly easily).

Sure, but being able to do this `apt-get install other-stuff' means the
binaries of the other stuff must be available somewhere...

> While we should stil have the entire Debian package archive available, a CDD
> will better suit the needs of embedded users and such who want to use a
> Debian-based system without all the cruft ontop of it.
> Michael



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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