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Re: Getting patches applied. emulated buildd's are good (was: kFreeBSD is "fantastic")

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 08:41:43PM -0600, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> > > 68k seems to have elected to skip official etch, but also seems to
> > > have met the requirements. Some of the non-dd porters still want
> > > an official etch release.
> > 
> > (They met the requirements after the architecture freeze, and only using
> > emulated buildds, which needs some more discussion before being suitable
> > for release.)
> This should be discussed then. The consensus I've been reading on
> debian-68k is that emulated buildds produce better code than real
> hardware.

Actually, no, the consensus is that it's a good idea because it's faster
in some cases. It doesn't produce "better" code, since the compiler is
(presumably) the same.

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