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Re: kernel-image-amd64 for sarge

Frederik Schueler <fs@lowpingbastards.de> writes:

> Hi,
> in order to have at least a minimal support for amd64 in sarge, we need
> a sponsor to upload kernel-image-2.6.7-amd64 2.6.7-6, built on a i386
> host with gcc 3.4.1-6 (hitting the archive tonight). 

Thats gcc 3.4.1-7 (will be superceeded by -8 tomorrow to fix a
makefile bug). Probably best if you (whoever sponsors it) pick -8 out
of incoming and increase the versioned Build-Depends to -8.

> With that kernel image available, users can run 64bit binaries on their 
> i386 debian system, using amd64-libs (a package like ia32-libs for ia64 
> and amd64, already in sid). 
> The sarge amd64 support will then consist of:
> a 64bit kernel with 32bit emulation 
> an amd64-libs package to run 64bit binaries
> a gcc able to compile 64bit kernels on a i386 host
> Who is willing to build the 2.6.7-6 amd64 packages for i386 found in svn, 
> and upload them to sid with an apropriate priority so they will end up
> in sarge?
> Greetings
> Frederik Schueler


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