Re: current mozilla or phoenix debs for PPC?
On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 11:09, Ole-Egil Hvitmyren wrote:
> The way forward would be to make people stop creating software that
> doesn't compile on platforms like m68k. Is there any good reason why an
> application should only work on ONE cpu? ;-)
Certainly not, but then there's no reason that software which works on
powerpc shouldn't do the same on m68k either. AFAICT the problem with
m68k is that the port in general and the toolchain in particular are no
longer well maintained.
> Also, we're compiling for i386 on i686 (does _anyone_ even use 386
> machines any more?),
Sure, a 386 is still perfectly usable as a router, e.g. I fail to see
the connection to m68k though.
Earthling Michel Dänzer \ Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast \ http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer