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Re: Concerns about AMD64 port

Kyle Rose <krose@krose.org> writes:
> Agreed that this is a good approach.  I haven't gone and installed
> Gentoo, despite my having had an Opteron system since November.  I
> *like* the way Debian works; I'm used to it; and the machine performs
> very well even on 32 bit code.  Therefore, I see little reason to
> switch.  However, if someone has different priorities and not a lot of
> time to help in making this thing happen, they *should* look at other
> distributions for the short term.

Gentoo REEKS, but it works, "slightly better" (gosh, hard to define)
than trying to do the 64-bit chroot thing on Debian, where we had some
problems.  Emerge is a load of @#$*& compared to say, apt-src :-).

We are going to shift back to Debian when it's closer to ready.


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