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Re: open issues with the hppa port

On 10/07/2009 02:43 PM, Andreas Barth wrote:
* Andreas Barth (aba@not.so.argh.org) [090816 13:24]:
* Andreas Barth (aba@not.so.argh.org) [090730 16:51]:
As from release team point of view, it is necessary that there is a plan
how hppa can and will return in the forseeable future to normal mode of
operation, i.e. there are not many issues with e.g. architecture specific
build failures.

I have seen some activity from your side. Thank you for that.

However, it would be really good if we could get some written down
plan with maximum amount of time it takes till we are in normale
operation mode.

Things have become better, I'd like to thank you for that.

Full ACK !
Carlos, you did an outstanding job!

There are still more issues with hppa popping up than with other
architectures, but the general direction looks promising. For this
reason, we have decided that we try to avoid the additional burden of
packages getting out of sync, and keep hppa in our list of "normal
supported architectures" at this time. We are only able to keep it
this way if the good work continues, the switch to ntpl happens etc
etc - I definitly hope it will work out well.

That's great.
Thanks Andreas!


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