Why is amd64 late?

Todd Deshane deshantm at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 03:30:59 UTC 2007

On 9/17/07, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 01:09:44PM +0200, Mihamina (R12y) Rakotomandimby wrote:
> > Why is the amd64 release/tribe always late?
> It isn't. amd64 releases happen at the exact same time as i386.
> > My favorite example is about the Xen support:
> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/gutsy/base/linux-image-2.6.22-11-xen
> > It is i386 only at the moment...
> > As far as I know, Ubuntu tries to be up to date and tries to support the
> > maximum of hardware as possible. And recent hardware is mostly amd64.
> A simple oversight; it was enabled in this morning's kernel upload, and
> I just processed it through the archive so it will appear on amd64
> shortly.
> There is no conspiracy.

I hope not :)... but sometimes it feels that way... Now the amd64
version of the following package is missing:


Is this one on its way too?


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