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From: Jeff Rush <jeff@...>
Subject: Re: Is PPC support being dropped for Gentoo?
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:27:12 -0500
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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