> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 08:48:55PM +0100, Craig Butler wrote:
> > Is FreeBSD finally pulling the plug on sparc64 ?
> I've given up arguing with the src developers. Enough want to
> see it removed that it's not worth me continuing to fight it.
> I haven't been doing ports builds since December. I am too
> far behind on other tasks.
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> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 04:31:20PM -0400, Joshua Pincus wrote:
> > I'm confused. Why remove it at all? What harm is there in keeping the
> > arch there?
> The src committers claim that having it slows down their work on other
> problems due to the extra test time.
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I suppose we could try to convince the src people to leave it in the
tree for 12, but merely disconnected; however, I think once it's
disconnected it will just bitrot. That was certainly the fate of
the alpha arch. (Given that FreeBSD src was under a much more rapid
rate of change in that timeframe.)