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Re: kernel-image-amd64 for sarge

On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 09:35:31PM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> Hi,
> in order to have at least a minimal support for amd64 in sarge, we need
> a sponsor to upload kernel-image-2.6.7-amd64 2.6.7-6, built on a i386
> host with gcc 3.4.1-6 (hitting the archive tonight). 
> With that kernel image available, users can run 64bit binaries on their 
> i386 debian system, using amd64-libs (a package like ia32-libs for ia64 
> and amd64, already in sid).

So why do we get this dor x86_64 but not for ppc64.  Also why that silly
non-standard amd64 -name while everyone else uses x86{-,_}64?

IMHO this is a little rushed.

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