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Re: Porter roll call for Debian Stretch

Mathieu Malaterre:
> Hi all,
> [...]
> [Let's assume that we can't find a powerpc porter in time for Stretch.]
> 1. Will `powperpc` automatically be downgraded to simple port ? Or is
> this also not automated and the port may simply be removed (eg. sparc)
> ?
> 2. Apart from loosing the automatic debian-installer stuff, what else
> are we going to loose in that scenario ?
> Thanks much for pointers !
> -M

I strongly /suspect/ that "no porters" for powerpc will imply the
removal of powerpc for Stretch.  It may or may not be moved to ports
(assuming someone is willing to support it there).

Not sure I can answer your 2nd question though.


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