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Re: Vancouver meeting - clarifications

On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 01:46:17AM +0100, Pierre THIERRY wrote:
> Scribit Bas Zoetekouw dies 15/03/2005 hora 10:37:
> > I find it a bit hard to believe that Debian isn't able to support 11
> > architectures while for example FreeBSD and NetBSD seem to manage
> > fine.
> - FreeBSD: 6 ports, 12646 packages
> - Debian: 11 ports, 9157 packages (sarge) [17593 in sid]
> - NetBSD: 55 ports, 5300 packages
> I think that Debian stands quite well the comparison... And maybe SCC
> will enable Debian to ``support'' many more architectures, and in a
> smooth way, instead of a somewhat all-or-nothing.

note that netbsd ports are different from debian or linux kernel ports.
they count a port for basically every single piece of hardware while we
count one for each user-level incompatible API, which could be half a
dozend netbsd ports each.

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