Debian may drop MIPS as an official release architecture

Bas Wijnen wijnen at
Mon Oct 7 11:08:13 EDT 2013

On Sat, Oct 05, 2013 at 02:57:45PM -0700, R Paxton wrote:
> Well, just because I'm not very knowledgeable about GNU/Linux and the
> Debian project makes my E-mail seem like I was trolling?

I didn't say that, nor did I think it.  You sounded frustrated, though.

But I asked you some questions.  I hope you want to answer them.

> To this day, I've still been teaching myself Linux for a couple years and
> I'm still distro hopping. Give someone a break. Anyway, I didn't mean to
> derail because I know this is about the lack of MIPS maintainers, but I
> don't know if anyone from Qi really wants do do anything about it.

Wanting is not the problem; I want to, and I'm sure several others here do as
well.  But I want many things, and can't do them all.  I simply don't have time
for it.  Differently said: I give other things priority.


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