Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting
Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 12:06:18PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > > * Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.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
> > > gateway.
> > OK, that makes sense. Can you buy those architectures new? (Surely yes
> > in the case of s390 at least, probably mipsel also as the mips CPU
> > manufacturers are alive and well.)
> AFAIK m68k is the only one which isn't available anymore, unless you
> count its mmu-less variants in.
Apparently even m68k is still available, as Wouter pointed out.