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Bug#365203: rootskel: Please support the ppc64 architecture

On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 08:49:07AM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote:
> On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 03:52:58AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > On Sunday 30 April 2006 11:17, Andreas Jochens wrote:
> > > Please do not tag wishlist requests for the addition of 'ppc64'
> > > to the architecture line in debian/control as 'wontfix'.
> > 
> > How many other patches will be needed to get the level of ppc64 support 
> > you are aiming for?
> > If the current set is all, I'm willing to go for it.
> I can see how "ppc64" benefits from these simple patches,
> but not where it harms other architectures.

The idea is to call the multiarch debian architecture powerpc64 though, which
would be in better harmony and less confusing than ppc64. Also, keeping the
ppc64 stuff as Andreas's one-man-fork available to users while at the same
time working on a separate multi-arch solution inside debian should be a good
thing to not get those packages confunded.


Sven Luther

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