[systemd-devel] [PATCH] Removed PPC 32 bit LE architecture

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Aug 11 07:14:45 PDT 2014

On Mon, 11.08.14 15:57, Lennart Poettering (lennart at poettering.net) wrote:

> On Fri, 08.08.14 17:00, harald at redhat.com (harald at redhat.com) wrote:
> > From: Harald Hoyer <harald at redhat.com>
> > 
> > According to Brent Baude <bbaude at redhat.com>, who provided the patch,
> > IBM doesn't want to support the PPC 32 bit LE architecture at all.
> What is "support" supposed to mean? Does that mean that the silicon for
> PPC32LE has and will never exist? Or does this mean that they are simply
> not interested in supporting Linux on ppc32le like this with support
> employees and stuff?
> I think if the silicon exists and people play around with it, we should
> keep the thing probably. However, if this is a theoretic architecture
> only, then let's kill it.

Judging by this it's something that actually exists:


Hence I think we should leave the arch in... 


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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