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

Samuli Suominen ssuominen at gentoo.org
Thu Aug 14 07:32:32 PDT 2014

On 11/08/14 17:14, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> 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:
>         http://lwn.net/Articles/408051/
> Hence I think we should leave the arch in... 
> Lennart


(As in, it's supported arch in Gentoo)

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