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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Re: Tom
Date: Thu Jan 25 06:49:01 2001
Gabriel wrote:

> I'd love to get that working myself.  I have a Ross SparcPlug, running Debian
> right now.  My priority is to get what you have already put together to work
> on my machine :).  That being said, there isn't much reason Gentoo couldn't work
> on the Sparc, and I'd be glad to help with it.  The sticking point is that as of now
> (afaik) there is no GRUB for sparc.  We'd have to use SILO.  Not a big deal.
>

Fine, we only need a dep package for portage and spython first, maybe spython should place
the libs to
a special subdir so id not intereferes with deb's python. I have no experienve with
dep-packages, can you
try to to this?

>
> Yeah, everyone has an idea, but y'all are doing the work :)  I do have a thought
> though.  I got Debian Hurd running a couple of weeks ago, and it has come a long
> way.  With the next iso bundle (Hurd-E1), I really think there could be a
> foundation for the first non-debian hurd release.  Gentoo would be perfect.
> Especially if the base system only included FSF software.  That's another
> thing I'd be interested in playing with.

Sounds like a big piece of work. :-)

achim~

>
>
> > >
> > > Please send me you ppc, alpha, i64, mips, sparc machines and I will do the ports. :-)
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