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

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:31:56PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 01:17:03PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:00:22PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > But really, is there much benefit in
> > > making *releases* for the SCC architectures? 
> > 
> > What will happen is something like this: 
> > 
> > A: "Oh, let's see what we got here.... a nice Alpha server..."
> > B: "Let us install Debian on it!"
> > *browsing the web*
> > A: "Oh, no release of Debian for Alpha... it's unsupported..."
> > B: "Sad... it's a nice machine, but without a working Linux on it, we're gonna
> > throw it away...."
> It's unsupported officially, but unstable is still available.
> The porters could do their own release if they wished.

Maybe the porters could then also upload the packages they maintain only for
their pet arch then ? Do you have an idea how many of our 900+ maintainers are
from not-mainstream arches ? i bet it may well be around 10% in both
maintainers and amount of packages concerned.


Sven Luther

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