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Comment No, I didn't. (Score 5, Insightful) 164


I'm in the ChangeLog/copyright notices where appropriate. All my published work on Slamd64 is free software; I don't care what's done as long as the licenses are followed.

This is probably a good time to say why I made slamd64 again:

I wanted a 64-bit Slackware. I didn't want to be a distro lead, or anything like that. I like Slackware, and I needed a 64-bit distro. I made it for my own use, and uploaded it in case anyone else wanted to use it. Now there's a 64-bit Slackware, that reason's gone.

Slamd64 will be continued in some form for the foreseeable future, but possibly as something slightly different.

A true Slackware64 is better for you too:

  • Security updates shouldn't lag behind "real" Slackware
  • you won't miss out on nearly two months of security updates (like you are right now) due to tendon issues on my part

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