[arch-dev-public] x86_64 machines for Arch devs

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 20:56:11 EDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Dusty Phillips <buchuki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I know we all agreed to drop i686 support, but it leaves me with a
> small problem -- I'm one of the few devs not yet blessed with a 64 bit
> machine. I was thinking maybe we could use the donation funding to buy
> x86_64 build boxes for each of us. We've got a lot of donation funding
> and the income from Schwag would of course help, but we'd probably
> have to do a donation drive to raise about half the funds. It seems
> like a good use of the funding to me, and our community is totally
> awesome, I'm sure it won't be hard to raise it.
> What do you guys think?

Are we looking at doing desktop machines or laptops? Desktops would
obviously be cheaper, but that assumes you already have the keyboard,
monitor, mouse, etc.


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