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Re: When will amd64 be allowed in sid?

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 10:49:43AM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Since package growth is exponential, but adding a new architecture
> only proportional in required extra space, I don't really regard lack
> of mirror space as a valid argument. Or am I fundamentally wrong here?

Adding new architectures makes the problem worse than it already is.

> I really don't know anything about Debian's current financial
> situation, is it really so bad that we cannot afford a few more hard
> disks?

Mirror space isn't just Debian's problem. We could buy some more hard
disks; but that won't solve the problem, unless you suggest buying extra
hard disks for all Debian mirrors worldwide.

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