Re: sparc qualification for Wheezy
On Wed May 30, 2012 at 22:29:32 +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> > On Wed May 16, 2012 at 13:19:48 +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> With the sound of the ever approaching freeze ringing loudly in our ears,
> >> we're (somewhat belatedly) looking at finalising the list of release
> >> architectures for the Wheezy release.
> >> Comments on / additions and corrections to the content of
> >> http://release.debian.org/wheezy/arch_qualify.html would be appreciated,
> >> as would any other information you think is relevant to helping us
> >> determine sparc's status for the release.
> > with my DSA hat on:
> > We no longer have an UltraSparc II porterbox, and we are considering
> > decommissioning our single remaining UltraSparc II buildd machine.
> > Maybe it would be a good idea to officially drop US II support from
> > wheezy since we won't have hardware to test issues on.
> Might make sense, but on the other hand the USII machines were usually those
> where issues did *not* show up. Especially USIII liked to be a problem child as
> the specs were never released by sun. It got better with USIV again... So some
> state like 'not officially supported, but should just work' is probably the best
> for USII.
if that means, DSA does not need to operate those machines for the
project any more, i am fine with that.
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