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Heise Online: Debian Etch for Eight Architectures

Jan 03, 2006, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert W. Smith)

"At the end of December the Debian release team published the first details that indicate out of which architectures the next version of the free Linux distribution will be composed. As early as September discussions had become known in which in the interest of shortening the program development time of new releases the developers had thought aloud about reducing the number of officially supported architectures. At the time the talk was of perhaps four architectures only.

"Then on the developers' mailing list Steve Langasek at the end of December published the results of the two-month 'requalification period' the release team had set in September..."

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