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Re: The (uncalled for) toolchain maintainers roll call for stretch

On 09/10/2016 12:48 AM, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Uncovered by the upstream primary and secondary platforms are the mips*
> architectures and powerpc.  For the uncovered archs I would expect somehow more
> and pro-active Debian maintenance, however I fail to see this happen.
>  - see the history of ftbfs on the buildd page of the gcc-snapshot package
>  - see the status of the gcc-6 package for the pre-release uploads
>  - see the number of RC issues for binutils which came up with 2.27,
>    some still open.
>  - Toolchain packages are not watched by porters, and I can't track
>    every regression myself, however this is not done well by porters.
> On the recent Porter's call I didn't see any toolchain support for the powerpc
> architecture.

I would actually be happy to take over the powerpc port as its official porter.
I'm already taking care of powerpcspe, so I think it would be a perfect fit.

Let me know what needs to be done to make this happen! I don't want to see
powerpc go too soon.


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