Bug#658886: Removing proll from Debian?
Control: reassign 658886 ftp.debian.org
Control: retitle 658886 RM: proll -- RoQA; not in stable, obsolete
On Wed, Oct 05, 2016 at 11:34:13PM +0100, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> On 04/10/16 22:17, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Hi,
> > proll is a JavaStation PROM replacement.
> > JavaStations are 32bit, so not supported by the new sparc64 port.
> > The old 32bit sparc port has already been remved from Debian.
> > Guillem mentions in #658886 that QEMU once used to use proll
> > (but didn't anymore in 2012?).
> > Am I right that proll is no longer of use for anyone and should be
> > removed from unstable, or are there any usecases left?
> > cu
> > Adrian
> Hi Adrian,
> QEMU switched to OpenBIOS from proll several years ago, so the QEMU
> dependency is no longer relevant today.
thanks for the reply.
Since there seems to be no usecase left for proll in Deban I am asking
for removal now.
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