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Re: Bug#365010: Xserver G5 usb keyboard not loaded ...

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 01:59:54PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Toni L. Harbaugh-Blackford [Contr] (harbaugh@abcc.ncifcrf.gov) [060427 13:53]:
> > On Thu, 27 Apr 2006, Andreas Barth wrote:
> >   > * Sven Luther (sven.luther@wanadoo.fr) [060427 13:23]:
> >   > > Dear fellow powerpc folk, this clearly means that the debian support for
> >   > > powerpc is dead or almost so, and i strongly recomend you to go find another
> >   > > distribution to run which cares a bit more about the powerpc architecture.
> >   >
> >   > I'd rather prefer if you don't overexegerate.
> > 
> > I'm not sure he's exagerating.  There has been a grave silence about the
> > daily images not building, for anyone who doesn't access IRC anyway.
> I'm not too happy either to become aware of that issue in this way - but
> well, I think his cited words "debian support for powerpc is dead or
> almost so" and his recommendation people to change away from debian do
> way more harm than the images not building the images for a month, and I
> also don't really see any ground for these words.

Because they kicked out the powerpc porter ? Do you not think this is reason
enough to consider debian for powerpc dead, at least with the current set of
d-i team members ? 

> Of course, best that could happen now would be if someone just takes up
> the loose ends, and tries to fix the issues - and I hope someone just
> does.

Yeah, problem is we where already there a month ago, and see what happened.

I was going to fix it, maybe it would have been fixed already, but no, the d-i
team decided this otherwise.


Sven Luther

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