Re: New Architecture
On Sat, Jan 01, 2000 at 10:39:42AM +1100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> To get to the point as quickly as possible....
> What process(es) must be followed to start a Debian dist for a new
Get "dpkg" build (dselect is not needed) - Install perl, make,
binutils, gcc and a couple of other "dpkg-xxx" files and start
building packages (You need a lot local hacks in the beginning)
> I'm hoping to kick into life a Debian/390 dist for the IBM S/390
> architecture based on the just released S/390 linux kernel patches. Yes I
> know the S/390 kernel patches are just a beginning (a pretty good one),
> but getting in early is often a 'Good Thing' and a quality dist like
> Debian will help move things along quite quickly by coordinating efforts
> and producing a quality product.
> I'm an experienced S/390 systems programmer and long-term Linux user
> (since around 1993, pre-debian in fact).
> p.s. If there is already a Debian/390 project underway any pointers to it
> would be appreciated.
Richard Higson (email@example.com) and /me are going to have
a public available 390 machine (R390 P390 ???) (These ISA Cards
with OS/2 as Host operating system ...)
Florian Lohoff firstname.lastname@example.org +49-5241-470566
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