[arch-general] Arch64 specific mailing list?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 17:02:51 EDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:09 PM, Grigorios Bouzakis <grbzks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  i am getting my new shinny Quad Core desktop machine tomorrow and i am
>  thinking of running x86_64 on that machine.
>  I never really did bother getting familiar with that part of Archlinux
>  until now since i didnt have a reason to. Browsing the wiki and forum
>  today made me realise that there is no x86_64 specific mailing list.
>  There is only the arch-ports one but this one seems to be mostly PPC
>  related.
>  Is there any chance of having a seperate mailing list for x86_64 any
>  time soon? Adding the i686 to the arch-general description too & even
>  renaming the list to archlinux-i686 or similar would imho be great too
>  since we all agree the x86_64 port is supported officially and is here
>  to stay.
>  Yes, i know it has been renamed not too long ago but i think its a good
>  idea.

Why would we do this? The point of having two architectures in one
distribution is to MERGE things, not further separate them.

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