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Re: Status of 'sarge' for the amd64 architecture


On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 08:05:17PM +0200, Andreas Jochens wrote:
> As a preparation for the amd64 porters irc meeting tomorrow, 
> I tried to build the complete Debian sarge archive for the 
> amd64 architecture from the unpatched Debian sarge sources.
> The result was very encouraging. Almost all packages build now on 
> amd64 without problems using the pristine Debian sarge sources.
Thats great news, thanks for doing the proof of concept =)

> For some reason, the amd64 architecture has not been added to the 
> official Debian archive. There is a plan to change this when sarge is 
> released, but as I understand it, there is no plan to provide 
> amd64 binaries for sarge in the official Debian archive.

Really a sad thing, considering we already demanded addition to the
archive exactly a year ago in a couple of weeks. 

I look forward discussing the other topics on the meeting tomorrow :)

Kind regards
Frederik Schueler


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