[arch-ports] [PPC] Possibilities to help
losinggeneration at aim.com
Sun Apr 29 04:21:32 EDT 2007
On Sun, 2007-04-29 at 09:25 +0200, Armin Luntzer wrote:
> Help is always appreciated :)
> There are currently 1037 Packages in ppc-extra, thats about 1000 less
> than in the official Arch extra-repo. ppc-current contains 510 packages,
> that makes a total of 1547 packages.
> If us three had an equal number of packages to maintain (that's not the
> case), this would make ~516 packages per person, which is already too
> much. Considering the above, I'd say we'd need at least another four
> people to push the port forward.
> I hope that helped :)
Yep, it sounds like you could really use the help too. So I think when I
get enough money this summer I'll get some kind of faster PowerPC than my
slow little Gamecube.
> Am Samstag, den 28.04.2007, 23:19 -0500 schrieb Harley Laue:
> > This summer I might invest in a piece of PowerPC hardware. After
> > running Arch Linux on my Gamecube, I now want to perhaps take the next
> > step and buy a more practical PowerPC computer (perhaps a used Mac
> > Mini G4) with the sole purpose to try and help out with this port.
> > Which brings me to my question, I'd like to have a bit of an idea of
> > what still needs to be done/maintained with Arch Linux PPC. I'd like
> > to have at least an idea of what might be needed before I invest my
> > time and money into a piece of hardware. If all that's needed is bug
> > fixing, I'll be much less likely to consider buying the hardware if
> > that's the case.
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