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Bug#365203: rootskel: Please support the ppc64 architecture

On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 07:23:10PM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote:
> On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 09:49:03AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 03:52:58AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
>   <snip/>
> > > Please provide the full picture. We may re-evaluate after that.
> > 
> > Notice that once we are going multi-arch (probably not for etch though), the
> > 64bit architecture will be called powerpc64, and not ppc64. The ppc64 effort
> > is a different thing, a one-man effort by Andreas Jochens mostly, who rebuilt
> > everything in a pure-64 way, and has been sending out bug reports asking for
> > ppc64 support since a long time now.
> Can the efforts of ppc64 and powerpc64 be combined?
> Where and _why_ differ ppc64 and power64???

Probably not directly, altough the same work is going to be useful for both.

But then, multi-arch is probably death for etch, so ...


Sven Luther

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