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Re: [Stretch] Status for architecture qualification

Hi Hector,

On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 2:12 AM, Hector Oron <hector.oron@gmail.com> wrote:
> While working out ArchitectureQualification/Stretch wiki page I
> believe everything is mostly fine for release, however I got a
> personal concern on powerpc architecture. Is it well maintained? Does
> it have porters? Does it have users? Does it still make sense to carry
> along?

The debian-powerpc@l.d.o mailing list is active so I would say it
still has some users. I have been using partch.d.o for doing some work
on PowerPC. I posted a summary of work people have been doing on this
port lately:


However I do agree that true PowerPC hardware is actually
disappearing, and it is alive mostly thanks to being an ABI using
32bits integer for PPC64 CPU(s).


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