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Re: Let's remove mips, mipsel, s390, ...

Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> writes:

> Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
>>Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd@debian.org> writes:
>>> - mirrror capacity (witness the sad state of amd64),
>>But dropping an arch can't improve the capacity of a mirror which
>>doesn't carry it, and they can always simply not carry it if they want
>>to. Nor could this possibly slow release.
> One of the biggest reasons provided so far against accepting amd64 is

!The only reason!

> "we don't have enough mirror space". Dropping a less-used port for a
> new commonly-used one seems an easy fix here. Most of the large
> mirrors currently carry all arches, hence the efforts on billie to
> make it easier for people to drop the less common arches.

Support for archs doesn't have to be droped. Mirroring of lesser used
archs to everywhere has to. But sarge is blocking that.


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