Re: New Architecture
On Sun, Jan 02, 2000 at 02:08:59AM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > To get to the point as quickly as possible....
> > What process(es) must be followed to start a Debian dist for a new
> > architecture??
> You'll need to be able to create native packages. This means that
> you'll need a kernel, a compiler (and tools), a glibc and a dpkg
> (and tools). If all these exist and you are able to recompile
> Debian packages, it's time to ask for a new architecture.
This should be available for S/390 as patches from IBM.
> > 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
> OH MY GOODNESS!
> Though, I guess there are three arch's before binary-s390.
I think the s/390 port is further than mips/mipsel - Available
glibc etc ...
> > p.s. If there is already a Debian/390 project underway any pointers to it
> > would be appreciated.
> You should talk to the webmaster team to create prelimnary pages for
I think someone already produces a page - The linux-vm list is
quiet active and there are a couple of people interested in a debian-S/390 port.
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