Re: Freeze Please?
On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 11:20:21AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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?
Actually, that's sound. GCC is the most likely software to
cross-compile correctly, because people spend a lot of time making it
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