Re: Porter roll call for Debian Stretch
You have a porter for PowerPC. See email from Adrian. ;-)
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> On 30 Sep 2016, at 10:03, Mathieu Malaterre <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 3:54 PM, Matthias Klose <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On 20.09.2016 23:46, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>>>> On 09/20/2016 11:16 PM, Niels Thykier wrote:
>>>> - powerpc: No porter (RM blocker)
>>> I'd be happy to pick up powerpc to keep it for Stretch. I'm already
>>> maintaining powerpcspe which is very similar to powerpc.
>> No, you are not maintaining powerpcspe as a release architecture, and that's
>> something different than building packages for some of the ports architectures.
>> If you can get powerpcspe accepted as a release architecture, then maybe you
>> gain some credibility to maintain another release architecture ;)
> [Let's assume that we can't find a powerpc porter in time for Stretch.]
> 1. Will `powperpc` automatically be downgraded to simple port ? Or is
> this also not automated and the port may simply be removed (eg. sparc)
> 2. Apart from loosing the automatic debian-installer stuff, what else
> are we going to loose in that scenario ?
> Thanks much for pointers !