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Re: GCC 3.0 Release Criteria

On Thu, May 04, 2000 at 03:30:38PM -0400, Michael Alan Dorman wrote:
> Gerald Pfeifer <> writes:
> > Suggested change: Being a GNU project, I believe we should keep
> > Debian GNU/Linux and move Red Hat on Intel to the secondary
> > platforms. That should help convince BSD platforms, for example,
> > that they are not second class citizens.
> Much as I would, as a Debian developer, love for Debian to have this
> distinction, Debian has no process for doing a comprehensive "make
> world" as I understand *BSD and RH do, and I believe that makes it
> much harder to do comprehensive testing, and thus limits Debian's
> usefulness for this purpose.

That's not actually true.

It would take me perhaps a few hours to set this up; do you remember
Pentium-optimized Debian?  And there is the autobuilder, and there is
dbuild, and even apt-get source -b <package>.  Any one of those should
be sufficient.


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