Ubuntu sparc and ia64 ports

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Wed Aug 11 20:27:09 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 16:12 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Wednesday, August 11, 2010 03:56:59 pm Leann Ogasawara wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Earlier in the Maverick release cycle the Tech Board had posted an
> > announcement [1] that we'd decommission support for the Ubuntu sparc and
> > ia64 ports at Feature Freeze (ie Thurs Aug 12) if no interested parties
> > stepped forward to take over maintenance.  It's my understanding no one
> > has stepped forward to take ownership.  As such, I'm sending this
> > announcement to give notice that we'll be stripping support for these
> > archs from our Ubuntu kernel for Maverick.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Leann Ogasawara
> > 
> > [1]
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2010-June/000722.h
> > tml
> 
> The final decision on this is on the agenda for the next tech board meeting.  I 
> think you are getting a little ahead of yourself.

Ok, I'll wait to hear the official verdict after the next tech board
meeting.

Thanks,
Leann





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