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Re: Results of the meeting in Helsinki about the Vancouver proposal

On 8/24/05, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> wrote:
> * Olaf van der Spek
> | I understand most maintainers don't try the new toolchain themselves,
> | but wouldn't it be possible for someone else to build the entire
> | archive (or parts of it by multiple people) and (automatically) report
> | bugs?
> With the toolchain, it won't help to just rebuild the archive on a
> fast architecture: A single AMD64 system can rebuild the archive in a
> couple of days, but few other architectures can.

Wouldn't that at least catch the non-platform-specific bugs?
And what about cross-compiling?

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