Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 12:22:14
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] discontinued support for (~)mips-linux by Fabian Groffen
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++. -Jeremy -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list