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Re: debian dropping mips support

faxmodem@free.fr wrote:
> Hi,
> You've all heard the not-so-recent news about Steve Langasek announcing the
> possible drop of all but x86 and PPC architechtures (see
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/03/14/debian_reduced/)

Note that this plan covers only releases and release candidates
(aka testing), not ongoing development.

> Will we all have to move our beloved indys to BSD?
> PS: this post is just intended to start a discussion
>     no doubt we all want debian to continue to support mips
>     maybe we need yet another petition?

There was a long and exhaustive and exhausting thread at
debian-devel@l.d.o which covers those questions. You may want to read
it if you have lots of time.


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