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Re: When will amd64 be allowed in sid?

On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 15:25 -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:

> 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.
> > 
> Since you are one of the dpkg maintainers can you upload a version with
> amd64 support?
As I say above, the patches are in CVS now -- this means they'll be in
the next upload.

> 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.
You could continue with steps 3+ while you wait for the ftpmasters --
and prepare an FTP archive somewhere else with packages as you build

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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