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Re: [opinion] CVE-patching is not sufficient for package security patchi

From: raingloom
Subject: Re: [opinion] CVE-patching is not sufficient for package security patching
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 14:44:04 +0100

On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 12:19:11 +0100
Ludovic Courtès <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Mark H Weaver <> skribis:
> > Ultimately, I gave up.  In my opinion, Guix has never achieved
> > usability as a desktop system on non-Intel systems.  Therefore, the
> > Guix community is unable to attract many developers who want a
> > distro that supports non-Intel systems well.  Our community has
> > thus become dominated by Intel users, and there's unsufficient
> > political will to adopt policies that would enable us to provide a
> > usable system for non-Intel users.  
> A practical problem that’s been mentioned repeatedly is lack of
> ci.guix hardware for non-Intel architectures: please everyone,
> consider helping the project find either sponsors or companies that
> sell fitting hardware, along with a plan to host it and maintain it
> over time!
> Ludo’.

What about a Liberapay for Guix? Could also be used to pay developers.

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