Re: Release status of i386 for Bullseye and long term support for 3 years?
On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 10:24 PM Lou Poppler wrote:
> I would like to help.
> Please suggest any debian lists or IRC channels or webpages I should look at,
> or other steps to make myself useful. Thanks.
The general page for how to help Debian is here:
More specifically, you could:
Join the #debian-cd, #debian-boot, #debian-buildd, #debian-ftp,
#debian-ports (introduce yourself here at minimum), #debian-release
and #debian-toolchain IRC channels (and maybe #debian-devel). There
isn't really a mailing list for i386, so maybe use debian-devel or
Help test the installer:
Install and enable popularity-contest on your i386 machines and submit
to the Linux hardware database. Encourage other i386 users to do the
Create install wiki pages for the hardware you own:
Help maintain the installer and documentation:
Create a new i386 page in the Ports area on the wiki based on the template:
Maintain the other documentation about the i386 port:
Create a scheme to tag i386-specific bugs (maybe user debian-devel,
usertag i386) and maintain the installer usertags for debian-boot and
the port usertags. Work on fixing the bugs tagged i386.
Work on increasing the amount of software that builds and works on i386:
Follow #debian and #debian-next and help out any i386 users asking
questions (although there aren't (m)any in practice).