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Re: problem with page /ports/powerpc/


El 03/11/17 a las 09:16, Laura Arjona Reina escribió:
> Hello
> El 01/11/17 a las 10:57, Jonathan Dowland escribió:
>> I think the powerpc ports page needs some reworking for clarity. It
>> currently states
>>    "It first became an official release architecture with Debian
>>    GNU/Linux 2.2 (potato) and has retained that status ever since."
>> However the "PowerPC" architecture, which was the one introduced in 2.2,
>> was dropped after Jessie, so the last supported version is Debian 8.9.
>> The page goes on to link to some release notes[1] which reinforce this
>>    "Debian 9 regrettably removes support for the following architecture:
>>    PowerPC (powerpc)"
>> Part of the confusion is the conflation of "powerpc" and "ppc64el",
>> which are the relevant architecture code-names. The page does have a
>> sub-heading for ppc64el specifically, but the structure implies that the
>> first section ("Debian for PowerPC") is relevant to both.
>> This may seem nit-picky but I was genuinely confused when trying to find
>> out what the latest version supported for my 32 bit Power PC.
>> P.S.: I'd make a suggested fix myself if the web sources were wiki pages
>> or in git instead of CVS, but I don't have the time to deal with CVS
>> right now, sorry.
>> [1]
>> https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/powerpc/release-notes/ch-whats-new.en.html#idm45867730651312
> I'm attaching a diff to the /ports/powerpc/index.wml page that hopefully
> helps to clarify. CC'ing the debian-powerpc mailing list for the case
> they have comments, or they prefer to do themselves a complete rewrite
> of the page ;-)
> If there are no objections, I'll commit these changes in a week or so.

Committed, sorry for the delay. It will be online in the next hours.


Laura Arjona Reina

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