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Re: Status update and personal report (work on "rebootstrap")

On Mon, Nov 06, 2017 at 12:17:26AM +0100, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:

> Since the list is quite silent and there haven't been talks in public in
> a while (outside IRC) about the status of the port, I decided to post
> this.
> Hope that it's of any interest.
> Firstly, the RISC-V page of the Debian wiki [1] covers the latest status
> updates, all of them (or almost) generated by Karsten.
> [1] https://wiki.debian.org/RISC-V
> Basically, the patch set to support RISC-V in the Linux kernel has been
> merged/accepted in "linux-next", which means (correct me if I am wrong)
> that now Linus will decide if he merges it in the next "linux-by-Linus",
> aka "the official" Linux repository.
> After upstreaming GNU Binutils and then GCC a few months ago, Linux is
> one of the two key missing pieces needed to properly start a Debian port
> without too many hassles.  The other one is GNU libc, which should
> happen after it's accepted in Linux.
> So let's keep our fingers crossed and hope that, first, RISC-V support
> is finally merged in the main Linux repository, and shortly after that,
> that support is merged into glibc.

Hello everybody,

good news: the core parts of the RISC-V Linux kernel port have
been merged into the upstream kernel repository today:


So the way for getting RISC-V support into glibc is now open.

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