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Re: The 98% and N<=2 criteria

* Henning Makholm (henning@makholm.net) [050319 22:05]:
> Scripsit David Weinehall <tao@debian.org>

> > That said, I'm a firm believer of the suggestion posed by Jesus
> > Climent[1], that we should have base set of software (where base is
> > probably a bit bigger than our current base) released for all
> > architectures that have a working installer, and then only have full
> > official releases for a limited set of architectures.
> Such a base set of software would surely include a compiler toolchain,
> wouldn't it? If sounds plausible that the toolchain is the collection
> of software where architecture-specific bugs are _most_ likely to turn
> up, so would we actually have gained anything then?

Well, the toolchain is perhaps not the part where they turn up most
likely, but it's the part that creates most of the workload and delays.

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