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Re: Bug#888626: debian-edu-config: do we really need ./bin/ltsp-arch-debian-edu

On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 10:40:32AM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 11:06:25AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > [Holger Levsen]
> > > do we really need ./bin/ltsp-arch-debian-edu ? I mean:
> > 
> > There are two fundamental questions to ask here
> > 
> >  (1) do we want to keep using i386 for the LTSP chroots on amd64?
> right, thats one question. (though it misses the question whether we
> want to provide choice (i386 or amd64) for those chroots on amd64...)

Choice is always good and should be provided; I intend to document in 
the Buster manual how to change the LTSP chroot arch, also how to 
support both. And I figure amd64 would be a good default at the time 
Buster will be released.

> >  (2) do we want to actively remove support for non-i386 and non-amd64
> >      archs in Debian Edu?
> I dont get this question, we already hard-coded i386/amd64 in a million
> place and ./bin/ltsp-arch-debian-edu is an example of this
> hard-coding...

I believe hardcoding amd64 or i386 should be avoided if possible.


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