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.

The generic format of these tags is:

The port mailinglist name is usually 'debian-$'. The exceptions to this rule are as follows:

For both kfreebsd-i386 and kfreebsd-amd64 (aka GNU/kFreeBSD) please use

Additionally, the m68k port's mailinglist is officially called, but has an alias ''. In the interest of consistency, maintainers should use the m68k name of the list rather than the official name.