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Re: Intel EM64T porting machine for Debian

On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 11:36:21AM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> In addition, we have at least two other machines which are available
> to developers:
> pergolesi.debian.org -- admin is debian-admin (and all developers have
>                         accounts already)

Currently, this machine is *not* suitable for amd64 port development,
since the 64bit chroots do not have glibc-dev installed.

Short story: to have security support, the box run woody/i386.
The box run a 2.4 kernel since woody does not work well with linux 2.6.x.
On the other hand, the amd64 glibc package require a 2.6 kernel.

So we are stuck until either 1) amd64 glibc package is safe to run with
a 2.4 kernel or 2) sarge/i386 is supported by security team.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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