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Re: Maintainers, porters, and burden of porting

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 11:05:03AM +0200, Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> (And try to imagine how hard it would have been to introduce amd64
> if alpha had not elliminated in many years work most of the subtle
> 64 bit bugs found in most software, I doubt porters alone could have
> completed this in that time).

We still found alot of those problems when amd64 was introduced,
while we already had alpha and ia64 in the archive.  But I can
image how much worse it would have been without them.


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