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Re: GDB support for hppa

On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 09:50:54PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> After this release, the next time they don't build, I will drop them and ask
> ftpmaster for GDB to be removed from the HPPA port unless I've seen some
> effort to get the hppa-linux port integrated upstream.

You'll be amused to hear about four ESIEE hackers have made this
a summer project of some sort. They asked a bunch of us what would
be a good hppa project and GDB landed on top with a loud thud.
I don't know the timeframe, but Thibaut can explain after he
sleeps off his friday night partying (CET). ;^)

My impression was this was a *paid* summer project, 6 weeks or so,
and they would get graded on it. I think the main goal was to get
(nearly) everything upstream.

> I know you're all
> busy people, but we've had this separate port floating around for a year and
> a half now and I didn't sign up to maintain _that_.  I only accepted the
> patches because there was some visible progress at the time.

yes - and thanks for doing that.


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