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Bug#842626: installation-reports: Should warn when installing 32bit on 64bit-capable machine

Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> (2016-10-30):
> My coworker installed Debian on an amd64-capable laptop, but happened to
> take the 32bit ISO image by mistake, and of course we noticed only after
> finishing the installation :)
> She was surprised that there was no warning about installing 32bit on
> 64bit. There could perhaps be for instance a confirm question right
> after selecting the language, and implemented in the hw-detect package,
> and be taught the same for ppc, mips, etc.

FWIW, while the suggestion looks good to me, it's starting to get a bit
late to add translatable material for stretch. We already have troubles
keeping up with translation updates for almost all languages… :/


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