[linux-elitists] Re: Linux ports

Peter Clay pete@flatline.org.uk
Wed Oct 22 16:27:20 PDT 2003


On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, Joey Hess wrote:

> Ben Woodard wrote:
> > How does debian deal with this. IIRC they prefer to stick as closely to
> > the stock kernel but yet they support many arch's. Do they do a lot of
> > if(arch==blah) then apply this patch else if(arch=boog)... or do they
> > work to make a single source tree? 

I'd just like to mention the existence of Debian/NetBSD at this point, a
unique project to bring Debian to the union of supported architectures:
http://www.debian.org/ports/netbsd/

Pete
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