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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:06:18 GMT, Martin Michlmayr writes:
>* Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> [2005-03-14 23:00]:
>> But really, is there much benefit in making *releases* for the SCC
>> architectures?
>For some SSC arches, it *might* not make a difference (possibly m68k)
>but others (e.g. s390 and mipsel) are typically used for servers
>or gateways, and you don't really want to run unstable in such
>environments.  testing+security updates might be a compromise, but
>unstable is clearly not an option for a S390 box or a mipsel Cobalt

...and as the proposal/fiat/whatever-it-is specifies that there
will be no testing for the lowlies it makes any server-use of 
sparcs, mipses, alphas or s390s moot. if no releases to base 
your environment on are available, then you need at least
some resemblence of "time tested" packages to consider running 
stuff on a server.

"the universal os" my ass :-(


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