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From: Marijn <hkBst@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Joshua Kinard <kumba@g.o>, Gentoo/MIPS <gentoo-mips@l.g.o>, mattst88@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] A big thanks to Matt Turner for his hard work on Gentoo/MIPS
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:33:42
Message-Id: 4E6DC4B3.6040603@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] A big thanks to Matt Turner for his hard work on Gentoo/MIPS by Joshua Kinard
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On 09/12/11 04:09, Joshua Kinard wrote:
> > Hey all, > > I just want to take a minute to thank Matt Turner (mattst88) for > all his hard work and leadership in keeping Gentoo/MIPS alive > within the project. > > It has been a long, tough road for the MIPS port of Gentoo. Our > hardware is quirky, extremely diversified, sometimes archaic, and > not the easiest in the world to understand. With my time having > been limited over the past two or so years, we had regressed a > fair bit, and the MIPS port as a whole has largely been > leaderless. Thus we became a thorn in the side of many a developer, > many of whom I sure asked the question, "Why are we still > supporting this oddball architecture?". > > Matt has stepped up to the plate and gotten things fixed up and > working again, a task that I honestly felt was becoming more and > more of a long-shot with each passing week. We have new stages -- > in all ABIs and two (or three now?) ISAs, proper multilib support, > our bug count is actually going down, and possibly new install > media on the way. None, I repeat, none of this would have been > possible without Matt's leadership and drive to make the MIPS port > relevant once more. > > So please join me in thanking Matt for his hard work, time, and > leadership in making Gentoo/MIPS a viable element of the Gentoo > project one again! > > Thanks Matt!
Great, maybe I'll be running Gentoo on my Yeeloong then in the future :) Marijn -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAk5txLMACgkQp/VmCx0OL2wQ/ACdFBclLFwHImaqSL60JqxYf2Yj FVcAnjB4zJfiGNukiXzXiIQ1m/Cu86SB =CmEq -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----