Re: m68k not a release arch for etch; status in testing, future plans?
On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 09:48:32PM +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
> > As a result, the bts is already ignoring m68k in calculating a bug's
> > applicability for the testing distribution, at the release team's request.
> As someone who has recently looked at and fixed many problems, I must say
> the release team has done m68k no service by doing this and actually
> sabotaged m68k in its ability to catch up again.
> Fixes for problems are too often simply stuck in the BTS now, because in
> many cases maintainer simply don't care about m68k support. I often have
> to bug people to get them to release a fixed package.
I suggest you read section 5.10 of the developers reference, and do
porter/non-maintainer source uploads if you think it's holding up things
and the maintainer isn't very responsive.