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Re: How should we deal with 'pointless-on-this-arch' packages?

On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 01:10:33PM -0400, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> > Why *shouldn't* KDE, GNOME, Firefox/Iceweasel, Tbird, and anything
> > that requires Mesa/OpenGL, and all of Charles Plessy's scientific
> > packages  be marked do_not_build on 68k/Coldfire & ARM?
> Well, just for example, I know of people who run firefox on arm. 

Considering how we (firefox maintainers) got fixes for firefox on arm,
mips, m68k and hppa, i can confirm that it is indeed used on
architectures noone would have imagined it to be used ;)


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