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Re: Future releases of Debian

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 07:16:14PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jul 24, Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de> wrote:
>  >> If nobody volunteeers to make the crap ready,
>  >Umm, using that word puts your mail firmly into the "flame" category,
>  >especially for readers who actually care about Debian supporting these
>  >architectures.
> So what? You keep using this "flame" excuse to conveniently ignore the
> real question: why should reasonably working packages (or even the whole
> distribution!) be penalized because nobody has enough time or interest
> to fix toy architectures?

Could you give examples of your "nobody has enough time or interest to 
fix toy architectures"?

If the latest gcc or glibc or any other important package has a problem
on one architecture that is sometimes non-trivial to fix, but doesn't
indicate noone would be interested in this architecture.

> ciao, |
> Marco | [987 sp7FmbP1wiu6Q]



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