Re: Dropping sparc32 for Lenny (was: Scheduling linux-2.6 2.6.21-)
On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 01:10:15PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > - sparc32 deprecation? No fix yet for the cmpxchg problem.
For now I only want to disable it.
> In that thread there was some opposition to the idea, but I've not seen
> anybody making the commitment to maintain sparc32, so dropping it for
> Lenny does seem logical.
I have to acknowledge the message from Dave. Until there is a new
kernel upstream it may be possible to compile it but it is impossible to
fix real problems.
> However, I do not think this is a decision that should be made solely on
> the debian-kernel list. I also feel that the decision (when it has been
> made) should be announced to our users.
-kernel can produce facts. I have no problems building it, but someone
else needs to do the support.
Those who hate and fight must stop themselves -- otherwise it is not stopped.
-- Spock, "Day of the Dove", stardate unknown