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From: Jeff Rush <jeff@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Is PPC support being dropped for Gentoo?
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 23:27:15
Message-Id: 4A4A9F50.5060009@taupro.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Is PPC support being dropped for Gentoo? by Joseph Jezak
Joseph Jezak wrote:
> Jeff Rush wrote: >> I've just --synced on my PPC box (Kurobox HG) and now there is no PPC >> profile directory: >> >> /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/ppc/ >> >> but the profiles for the other various CPU types are present. Did PPC >> get dropped or become something optional that I need to enable somehow? >> >> I've googled and searched the PPC FAQ and forums but no mention of the >> removal of that directory tree. >> >> Sorry if this is a well-known issue. >> >> -Jef > > It's not an issue and support isn't being dropped. Those profiles were > old and deprecated. Use the tool "eselect profile --list" to display the > profiles that are compatible with your machine. As far as I know, the > current "latest" profile is default/linux/powerpc/ppc32/2008.0 for ppc32.
Thanks Joe for this clarification. It sets my mind at ease and now I'll see if this standard profile supports the Kurobox HG or needs the hacks I used on this website before: http://buffalo.nas-central.org/index.php/User:RussK/Create_2007_kurobox_Gentoo -Jeff

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Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Is PPC support being dropped for Gentoo? Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>