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Re: gcc default for amd64 (Re: Bug#250174: gcc-3.3: Miscompilation of Objective-C code on amd64.)

On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 01:12:05AM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 12:59:41AM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> > Facing the debian release cycle, if we will have to wait 2 years for
> > sarge+1 with amd64 included, we will not have may users left in the end.
> Sure, I think the same.
> Probably the best thing to do is to have d-i working for amd64 and a
> very stable toolchain, plus a lot of packages built. I'm not quite sure
> what the next step would be though.
> Something good and neutral would be to post a 'We're done. This, this
> and that works. What about the mirrors?'-mail to -devel. If somebody is
> bold enough, he might even try -devel-announce, but then everything has
> to be perfect.
> It all boils down to whether sarge will release soon or not I guess.
> But anyway, it would be trivial to produce a 'Custom Debian
> Distribution' featuring amd64 and advocate it publically, once
> everything is in place expect the ftp.debian.org.

Once amd64 is far enough along to be installed it will go into sid in
short order. Since people will start noticing the bandwidth usage on
alioth and start complaining a lot more than they were just last week.



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