Architectural diversity - was Re: Pair of Twiggys

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Thu Mar 16 16:54:49 CDT 2017

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 5:42 PM, Cameron Kaiser via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
>> Porting to diverse architectures is still a great way to find latent bugs.
> Too bad people can't be arsed to port merely to diverse *operating systems*,
> let alone architectures.

I'm one of the folks that works on LCDproc.  Part of the release
testing I do is to compile it on things that aren't just "yet another
Linux box".  Of all the use-cases, I'm pretty sure that it's going to
work on Debian-flavored things and if that ever breaks, it's going to
be the one thing that gets fixed first.


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