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Re: donations wishlist?

On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 08:51:05AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > At http://www.freebsd.org/donations/wantlist.html, the FreeBSD
> > developers have a list of computer-related stuff they could use to
> > improve their work on the FreeBSD operating system. I think this is a
> However, Debian could indeed use quite some help through donations but
> we don't propagate our needs.
> For example, there is no powerpc machine with chroot access since the
> hard disk in voltaire isn't large enough.  Also voltaire is the only
> PowerPC machine, and if it fails we're doomed.  A second PowerPC
> machine with a large disk could probably be helpful.
> Also there are no public accessible mips and mipsel machines at the
> moment, even though this is worked on.
> The sh3/4/eb port is stalled.  Once it is restarted some network
> connected machines would be helpful.
> For the Hurd there are also no public accessible machines.  However, I
> heard that the Hurd is not yet stable enough to provide a network
> connected self-hosting machine.
> I could imagine that some people who spend time on improving the
> debian-installer could use some non-ia32 machines as well, but I don't
> really know.

this list here seems like a good starting place for a donations list.
additionally, the donations in this list would not just benefit
individual people like the freebsd list, but rather would benefit the
whole project.


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