Re: cdebconf upload
On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Mon Mar 10, 2003 at 11:00:32PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > - switch to a smaller libc, such as uclibc
> The only downside to this is that I currently do not support all
> the architectures that are supported by Debian. Adding support
> for a new arch to uClibc is really not very hard, and most of the
> needed bits can be directly swiped from glibc, but it does take
> someone that is familiar with the architecture and willing to put
> in a bit of time.
> Debian arches not currently supported by uClibc:
> hppa, hurd, ia64, s390
> Working but need some additional polish and ldso support:
> alpha, sparc, m68k
> Fully supported:
> arm, i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc, sh
Does d-i need a trim libc for all these architectures? For S/390, for
example, if you can get a bootable kernel/initrd in place, you can get
as bulky an installer as you could wish too.
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