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Re: [gNewSense-users] Will gNewSense 3.0 be based on Debian instead of U

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Will gNewSense 3.0 be based on Debian instead of Ubuntu?
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 02:30:40 +1030

On Fri, 13 Nov 2009 07:26:08 -0800
Jason Self <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Nov 13, 2009, at 1:25 AM, Niklas Cholmkvist
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Why is gNewSense 3.0 going to be based on Debian instead of Ubuntu?
> I am quite happy about the change, but would also like to know why.  
> Just speculating, but I suppose that there may be multiple reasons.


> On Nov 13, 2009, at 6:50 AM, davide89v <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Because Ubuntu run only in i386, Debian in 21 different  
> > architectures :)
> Ubuntu also supports AMD64, but gNewSense never did. So it seems to  

My fault, I'll take the bullet for that one.

> follow that just because Debian supports 21 different architectures
> it does not necessarily follow that gNewSense must, or will.

Absolutely, there is no valid reason for us to try and support all
architectures supported by debian - with our current development group
(less then 5).

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group

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