Re: m68k not a release arch for etch; status in testing, future plans?
On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Moreover, there's the matter that this leaves no time for an archive-wide
> check for toolchain /regressions/. As we enter the freeze, i386 and amd64
> will most likely do whole-archive rebuilds as a consistency check; if m68k's
> toolchain is changing right up to the end, this isn't even remotely
> possible, leaving the security team to find these regressions on their own
> when it comes time for a security update. :/
That's rather unlikely, the m68k patches are already separate, so they
won't affect another port.