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From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
Subject: Re: [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 07:22:00 -0500
Fabian Groffen wrote:
> 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.

I have ia64-linux but not much use for it ATM. We are moving away from 
ia64-linux actually. So, tecnically, I *could* support it is any user 
wanted it but since no one has spoken yet..drop++.


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-- Fabian Groffen
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-- Michael Haubenwallner
Re: [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux
-- Fabian Groffen
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