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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:
> Hi,
> On Sun, 17 Sep 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > buildds: 19
> >   There are 19 buildds actively uploading packages for m68k (Aug 20 to
> >   present).  This indicates that individual buildds are roughly an order of
> >   magnitude slower than those for other architectures, which makes m68k a
> >   limiting factor for time-critical builds such as security updates.
> > 
> > So with three months remaining until the scheduled release of etch, the
> > release team does not believe it's possible for m68k to close the gap on
> > these issues.

s/release team/release-minus-m68k team/ then.

> This will always be a killer argument against supporting slower ports. :-(

We could build packages on eight aranym instances running on amd64
octocores with 24Gb of RAM. 

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here.

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