[Launchpad-users] Proposed decommissioning of 32-bit powerpc builders in Launchpad

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 25 14:20:40 UTC 2022

On Fri, Dec 03, 2021 at 12:59:34PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> The old 32-bit powerpc architecture was removed from Ubuntu in Ubuntu
> 17.04 [1].  This means that all releases that still supported it are now
> in ESM, and ESM doesn't include powerpc support.  We're therefore
> considering decommissioning Launchpad's powerpc builders.  Note that the
> 64-bit ppc64el architecture would be *unaffected* by this change.

We've now disabled the powerpc architecture in xenial (which should
cause no further builds to be created) and deactivated the powerpc
builders.  I plan to leave things in this state for a little while to
confirm that no further powerpc builds are being created and that
nothing else comes up, but after that we'll start tearing down the
builders permanently.

Colin Watson (he/him)                              [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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