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

James Rayner iphitus at iphitus.org
Tue Mar 31 21:43:07 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 11:53 AM, 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?

You should have raised this earlier, we could have sorted something
out by now. I think we still had some donation funds left over, maybe
we can use those?

In the meantime, I'm sure someone can give you SSH access to a build machine.


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