SPARC architecture moved to for 8.04 and beyond

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Wed Apr 16 16:03:40 BST 2008

In accordance with the technical board decision documented in,
the SPARC architecture has been moved to for Ubuntu
8.04 and beyond. Users of this architecture should take care to update
/etc/apt/sources.list. Old sources.list entries looked like this:

  deb gutsy main restricted

... while new entries should look like this:

  deb hardy main restricted

A similar reminder goes for PowerPC users, since this architecture was
moved to in a previous Ubuntu release. If you are still
using on a PowerPC system, beware that this is likely
to stop working soon and you should migrate to as

(A similar notice will be present in the Ubuntu 8.04 release notes.)


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]
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