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Bug#609694: release-notes: discrepancy regarding dropped release architectures

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 17:34:20 +0100, Holger Wansing wrote:

> Package: release-notes
> In the r-n, there are existing two different lists of disabled architectures:
> The chapter 2 "What's new in the distribution" says:
> "This release drops official support for the HP PA-RISC ('hppa')
> [http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/09/msg00008.html] , Alpha
> ('alpha') and ARM ('arm') architectures."
> Chapter 3.1 "What's new in the installation system" says:
> "Dropped platformsSupport for the Alpha ('alpha') and ARM ('arm') architectures
> has been dropped from the installer... "
> Can this be correct?
hppa is still present in testing at the moment, although it's ignored by
the testing scripts for purposes of installability and uptodate-ness.
Because it's still there, d-i can still be built (e.g. there are images
at http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/squeeze_di_rc1/hppa/).  It won't be
supported with the squeeze release though, so I'll add it to the dropped
architectures for d-i as well.  Something like this:

diff --git a/en/installing.dbk b/en/installing.dbk
index 3a80944..d2d6fc7 100644
--- a/en/installing.dbk
+++ b/en/installing.dbk
@@ -73,8 +73,9 @@ there are currently no images for kFreeBSD in the alpha releas
 <term>Dropped platforms</term>
-Support for the Alpha ('alpha') and ARM ('arm') architectures has been dropped
-from the installer, the latter due to it being made obsoleted by the armel port
+Support for the Alpha ('alpha'), ARM ('arm') and HP PA-RISC ('hppa')
+architectures has been dropped from the installer.  The 'arm' architecture is
+obsoleted by the ARM EABI ('armel') port.


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