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Re: General Resolution: Force AMD64 into Sarge

On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 04:39:57PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 10:20:40PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr - Debian Project Leader wrote:
> > I am pursuing it.  I posted the three items which are currently
> > stopping the amd64 port to be added to the archive, and I'm in active
> > contact with ftpmaster to move the new architecture and common
> > architecture proposals forward; I've also asked someone to find out
> > what the technical questions are and to get them posted.

> > I've also asked a member of the amd64 porting team today to clarify
> > what their thoughts are about an inclusion in sarge.  It's quite
> > interesting to note that there is no agreement at all among the amd64
> > porters whether the port should (in their opinion) be included in
> > sarge or not.

Ah, nice to read this. Thanks for saving the day.


> However, that issue is orthogonal to inclusion in the archive in sid,
> which is something that we also can't seem to get done.  

Yep. But can't we all agree that this GR is just a waste of time and
ditch it? How many people will jump and say: "Woot! Sarge will be
delayed again coz it looks like amd64 is getting in! In order to
celebrate, I'll be fixing a couple of RC bugs today!"


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