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> To get a platform supported by Python, we also need a volunteer to fix issues specific to the 31 bit s390 platform: see PEP 11.

You do not need to support every platform. Just allow your users to use them.

If something breaks downstream on a certain platform, distribution maintainers are usually happy to send patches to fix these issues.

I think I can speak for myself here and many of my colleagues at SUSE, my fellow Debian Developers and the guys over at Gentoo who have also lots of talented folk who keep sending fixes for many upstream projects.

My colleague Andreas, for example, has contributed multiple fixes in cpython on m68k:

> https://github.com/python/cpython/search?q=Andreas+Schwab&type=commits
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