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Re: Freeze Please?

On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 12:54:23PM +0100, Emile van Bergen wrote:

> > I second that proposition. Keeping m68k in a releasable state is
> > becoming more and more a hassle, and it could be even worse for stable
> > than it is for testing: imagine some security fix needs a rebuilt that
> > takes a week, will we have to wait for a week to get the DSA ?

> Probably stating the obvious, but - if all m68k machines are that slow
> for building debian, has anybody looked at cross-compiling as a viable
> alternative? Or are packages generally not cross-compile proof?

> If that's the case, wouldn't it still be worth the effort for the truly
> big ones such as GCC, X and Glibc?

Er... we're not using cross-compiling anywhere in our infrastructure
today, and you want to start by using it on the compiler itself?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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