Re: Please update Ports wiki page
> On Jul 7, 2016, at 8:57 PM, Holger Wansing <email@example.com> wrote:
> Holger Wansing <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Paul Wise <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 9:55 AM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>>>> The Ports wiki page (https://www.debian.org/ports/) appears to be out
>>>> of date. Its causing confusion among users and maintainers. For
>>>> example, a few bugs were reported for Sparc even though Tokarev, a
>>>> QEMU-<arch>-static maintainer, states its no longer supported.
>>>> Spark should probably be labelled as discontinued.
>>> I've CCed the SPARC porters, hopefully they can come up with a patch for this.
>>> I expect they would be interested to hear about bugs in qemu so they
>>> can fix them.
>> 1. Please note that the page is not a wiki, as stated above.
>> 2. And additionally to the issues mentioned above, it's even worse:
>> 2.1 There are more archs listed as "released", while they got
>> removed from Jessie: ia64, kFreeBSD 64-bit, kFreeBSD 32-bit,
>> s390, and the already mentioned sparc.
> I cooked a patch, to deal with all the suggestions made here:
> - move ia64, kfreebsd-amd64, kfreebsd-i386, s390 and sparc to the "unofficial
> ports" section
ia64 isn't even an unofficial port, it was dropped completely. I think we even dropped support for it in src:glibc.
sparc has also been removed completely. It was replaced by sparc64.
> - set ia64 from "released" to "discontinued" and added a sentence to document
> this change.
> - kfreebsd-amd64: added a sentence to document the current, non-official status
> - kfreebsd-i386: added a sentence to document the current, non-official status
> - set m68k from "discontinued/being revived" to "in progress"
> - set s390 from "released" to "replaced by s390x" and added a sentence to
> document this change.
> - sh: changed port name from "sh" to "sh4". And added a sentence to mention
> the J-Core processor.
> A patch is attached, as well as the locally build html page, how it would
> look like.
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