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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 10:22:56
Message-Id: 20080515102253.GK15559@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux by Michael Haubenwallner
On 15-05-2008 12:05:23 +0200, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> For the ia64-linux I can see some future, as HP pushes the Itanium > platform in general, running either HP-UX, Linux or Windows (and even > OpenVMS). > > Although we do not run Linux on ia64 yet, because it is 64bit only > (unlike hpux, linux does not support 32bit emulation on ia64 AFAICT), we > eventually could switch one of our compile-farm nodes from ia64-hpux to > ia64-linux - maybe the cross-compilers would run faster then... > > But it's ok with me to drop ia64-linux ATM, and to re-add it when there > is time to do so.
It will be trivial to do so if that happens. I guess we'll eliminate mips-linux and ia64-linux in one go for now then. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>