Re: Status of 'sarge' for the amd64 architecture
* Josselin Mouette (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050425 18:20]:
> Le lundi 25 avril 2005 à 16:54 +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar a écrit :
> > > See, that just makes no sense whatsover. You can claim either:
> > >
> > > 1) Adding AMD64 would increase the mirror load unacceptably
> > > OR
> > > 2) Removing ARM would not have a significant effect on the mirror load
> > >
> > > but not both at the same time. (Yes, I realize that two different people
> > > made these claims, but which one am I supposed to believe?)
> > Sure one can: removing arm would be removing arm from testing, not from
> > unstable. Currently around 800 (of the > 8000) source packages in
> > testing have a different version compared to unstable, even less so
> > different arm packages (think big arch:all packages, or arch:i386
> > specific packages). This means that removing arm from testing would
> > only save about 1GB of space.
> This is true today. Will it still be true in a few months for the
> differences between stable and unstable?
The size of the mirror pushes is not really changed by keeping some
random packages (aka stable) or not.
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