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Re: When will amd64 be allowed in sid?

Scott James Remnant <scott@netsplit.com> writes:

> 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
> them.
> Scott

debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org has it since last year (multiarch,
pure64 only moved there recently).


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