Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 01:23:43PM -0500, David Nusinow wrote:
> > >Not necessarily. I imagine it such that the porters set up their own pull from
> > >unstable, the same way amd64 does now. They can set up testing themselves
> > >(remember, dak is in the archive now) so they can run their own testing in
> > >parallel to the mainline one.
> > What a huge waste of manpower, done seven times in a row.
> Hopefully not that huge, as the tools have already been written. Perhaps there
> can be a single package pool for all SCC/Tier-2 arches so it only has to be
> done once.
You know, the irony in all this is that the effort required to support
these SCC archs is greater than what would have been required to support
a non-free section outside of ftp.debian.org. It seems that we find it
easier to remove Free software from our archive than non-free.