also sprach Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005.03.17.1734 +0100]: > This it what I see as the attitude of *some* people: "It works on > x86, x86-64 & ppc. Who cares about lame old and/or arches like > m68k, arm, hppa & sparc?" Well, there seem to be no more than two ways to get rid of this problem: drop some architectures, or make people realise and embrace what Debian is all about. I am not in favour of the first, and the second seems utopic. So we're stuck. > 1. even more disparity between the popular arches and the tiny > ones. Supply and demand... > 2. difficulty with bugs. How do you close a bug, if it doesn't > work on some arches? The open bug count would go even higher. You don't close it, period. Or we introduce arch-dependent bugs and/or fixed-in-i386 etc tags... -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, user, and author `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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