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Re: Re-evaluating architecture inclusion in unstable/experimental




On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:13:30PM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
As a (lapsed) porter for x32 here in Debian, I don't think it's worth
keeping.  Despite all the touted benefits, no one uses the arch.  There's a

That’s wrong. I’ve crossgraded my desktop at work to x32, with
M-A to i386 for a continuously smaller-becoming number of things.

Strictly it's wrong, but he likely meant "nearly no-one".

Thus: I propose to drop x32, and reallocate your tuits to other archs.

That would inconvenience me quite a bit, *and* tell me that all
the effort I invested, all the time spent hacking, debugging,
learning and teaching, is worth nothing.

The same is true for any dropped port, but beware of the sunk cost
fallacy.


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