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 * x32: debian-x32@lists.debian.org  * x32: debian-x32@lists.debian.org, but the list does not exist yet.

These tags are meant to signal that particular bugs are architecture-specific. Maintainers are encouraged to mark any and all architecture-specific bugs with the below tag, whether or not a fix is available; this will allow porters to get a better overview of the state of their port. When filing architecture-specific bugs, please also ensure that you add an X-Debbugs-CC field listing each of the appropriate porter lists.

The generic format of these tags is:

  • User: ports mailinglist
  • Usertags: port name


The port mailinglist name is usually 'debian-$architecture@lists.debian.org' or 'debian-$archfamily@lists.debian.org'. Examples of the latter include:


There are some exceptions to these rules:


For both kfreebsd-i386 and kfreebsd-amd64 (aka GNU/kFreeBSD) please add the usertag kfreebsd in addition to the architecture names.


For x32 the list does not exist so you should X-Debbugs-CC: debian-amd64@lists.debian.org instead.