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Re: m68k not a release arch for etch; status in testing, future plans?

On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 02:02:10PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 21, 2006 at 06:40:12AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 06:04:49PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > > Bill Allombert a ?crit :
> > > >My personnal plan is to set up one or two fast amd64 octocore as a m68k 
> > > >buildd.
> > > >That would lift most of the objection with the port.
> > > The question is to know if it is ok to use emulators to build and upload 
> > > packages?
> > The m68k porters have been firmly against cross-compiling in the past,
> > it's their call on whether this sort of approach is suitable.
> FWIW, it's my understanding he intends to run aranym on these systems,
> thereby making this native building in an emulator rather than
> cross-building.

Exactly. Running eight aranym instances on a single box would provide 
a large amount of buildd power and would reduce the number of physical
buildd thus addressing one of the concerns of the ftp-master.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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