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Re: current status of alpha in squeeze

On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 09:57:38PM +1030, Karl Goetz wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 17:21:17 +0200
> Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote:
> > * Arthur Loiret (aloiret@debian.org) [090816 00:06]:
> > > To be short, I still intend to help for the alpha port, but I don't
> > > think it will be enough for an official release. It would be great
> > > if some other interested people had time to dedicate to the port.
> > 
> > Unfortunatly we have to agree with this statement. We had to make an
> > decision. Based on the results of the overall feedback, we decided to
> > demote alpha as an release architecture.
> Does this mean alpha remains in Sid, or will it be removed from
> all distributions != stable?

Looks like the "purge" has already begun...  The package lists for
"testing" on Alpha are no longer available :-(.  If "testing" is the
only thing that's disappearing, I can live with continued availability
of "unstable" and "experimental" packages.

Bob Tracy          |  "Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit
rct@frus.com       |   upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin
                   |   slitting throats."	-- H.L. Mencken

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