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Re: [debian-devel] Re: Ancient architecture

Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:

> * Ingo Juergensmann (ij@2004.bluespice.org) [040313 13:24]:
> > So, we are currently not in freeze nor was the bug ("too slow building, out
> > of disk space") release critical. 
> > There was only an impatient maintainer who complained about a situation that
> > will be handled by the buildd admin. Actually there is therefore no problem
> > to solve. The buildd infrastructure has no problems. There are simply no
> > problems in Debian at all, that need to be fixed.[TM]
> > 
> > It's always fun to see maintainers come up with "m68k is too slow and should
> > be dropped therefore" when a release is upcoming. 
> Well, the last arch that blocked one of my packages was hppa, and it
> blocked moval to sarge for about 20-30 days (I forget the exact
> number, but it was enough for me to write mail and speak with people
> about it).
> However, I don't ask for dropping of hppa because of this. Such things
> just happens once in a while.

Which is nothing compared to what mips/mipsel have been doing the last


PS: One reason why m68k has more or less continiously dropped is James
refusal of my 2 buildds and the fight with Ingo that got his buildds
banned temporarily.
PPS: A solution cutting James out of the loop on m68k is being worked
on, nothing else seems to be possible.

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