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Re: Debian 6.0

[please keep the list cc'd]

On Sun, Feb 06, 2011 at 09:59:42AM -0800, Wojciech Galazka wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 8:10 AM, dann frazier <dannf@dannf.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 06, 2011 at 02:27:27AM -0800, Wojciech Galazka wrote:
> >> Could anyone please explain in a plain language:
> >> - is it possible to make a fresh install of Debian 6.0 on a C3600
> >> hardware given that there is no support for HPPA in Debian Squeeze?
> >
> > It is not, sorry.
> >
> >> - is it possible to somehow upgrade to Debian 6.0 from existing
> >> installation of Debian 5.0, which still supports HPPA hardware?
> >
> > It is not - there is no Debian 6.0 for hppa. You can upgrade to
> > 'unstable' though, if you're willing to accept all of the associated
> > risks.
> >
> Ok, this news is good enough. I supposed that support for HPPA in
> Debian would stop at all. Fortunately I can live with unstable.
> Is there any way I could help the unstable version to be kept alive?

For it to remain in unstable, it would need to be a candidate for a
future stable release. At this point, I don't personally see that
happening. However, we are looking into migrating to debian-ports,
which would allow us to still build/publish unofficial builds of

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