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Re: When will amd64 be allowed in sid?

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 08:18:18PM +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 22:01 -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> > When is amd64 going to be allowed to go into sid? It has been more or
> > less ready to go into sid since mid Feb and seems to be primarily
> > blocked on the fact that it is not an official Debian port yet.
> > 
> I'm not sure amd64 is ready; dpkg support hasn't yet been put in a
> release though it's now in CVS and build-essential hasn't been updated
> with amd64 requirements, and none have been communicated to me.
> I outlined what I felt were the necessary steps over a month ago in
> Bug#241689, and haven't seen any feedback from that.
> I'm not trying to block anything, the pure-amd64 architecture looks
> pretty necessary (though nobody's donated me a machine yet *sniff* <g>)
> but you can't just hope that all the required tools will get the support
> you need at once.

Since you are one of the dpkg maintainers can you upload a version with
amd64 support? That solves the first part of the problem you mentioned
in #241689 that you mention you told the user about over a month ago...
Then we are back to needing to get amd64 into sid which you listed as
step 2.


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