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Re: [PATCH 0/3] Add sparc64 support to base-installer

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de> (2016-01-10):
> On 01/10/2016 01:11 AM, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> > I don't see how pushing your changes to d-i git speeds things up
> > for anyone. It's not like we're releasing images for this platform.
> > If anyone is doing that outside debian.org, the push is no
> > requirement.
> You aren't releasing images for this platform, no. But I am and there
> are many people who actually want to use my image, I am not saying
> it's a requirement for debian-installer, but it would be great if
> we could improve sparc64 support in d-i.

And did I say this wasn't going to happen? No. I said: Please quit being
so impatient!

> > Letting me work on the release instead of telling me how many
> > people badly need it (which they don't) would work quite well…
> I find this a bit rude, frankly. Why would you say other people don't
> need sparc64 support when there are many people on the list who are
> actually looking to install sparc64 on their machines but currently
> can't because the installation still needs several manual steps
> because d-i or its components are missing some pieces?

Pinging every few days is what I consider rude. But feel free to keep
on. I'm glad that you asked what you could do to help with the process,
and that you're doing the very opposite.

Since it seems my simple message is not getting understood, I'll just
stop wasting my time and give up on trying to get it across.


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