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

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Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:

>> And keeping IA64 in the loop is just another joke from the release
>> team. It'd be interesting to find out, but I bet more m68ks were sold
>> than IA64 last year.
> Which of these two architectures are you more likely to be able to run a
> current 2.6 kernel on, BTW?

I fail to see why this matters at all. It's not in your list of
requirements, remember ?

> You do know that m68k is the only architecture still carrying around
> 2.*2* kernels in sarge?

Yes. But there are 2.4 kernels available too, don't forget to mention
that fact. No 2.6, though, but that's not a problem right now. Might
become a problem for etch, I agree.

m68k folks, is there anything in the works for 2.6 ?

> The inclusion of ia64 in the release count is a projection, based on
> where I believe things are today.  Nothing the release team is doing
> ensures that ia64 is going to be a viable port, a year from now when
> we're trying to release etch; and nothing says that one or more of the
> other ports won't be in a position to meet those criteria and get added
> to the release list.

What Thomas Bushnell said.


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