[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: PPC/PPC64 disabled in Koji for dist-f13



Josh Boyer píše v St 30. 09. 2009 v 19:52 -0400: 
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 07:02:08PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> >Jeff Garzik <jgarzik pobox com> writes:
> >> The lack of big endian builds by default is a notable loss, and will 
> >> lead to a decline in software quality.
> >> I think this is a net-negative for Fedora.
> >
> >I think the same, but it's getting harder to find PPC machines.
> 
> s/machines/desktop machines.  You can find all kinds of PPC machines, just
> typically not in desktop form.  The only new one that I am aware of is the
> fixstars.us Powerstation.

But there should be enough of older IBM Power4+ workstations
(IntelliStation 275) with prices around 100 EUR (at least here in
Europe) making it possible to buy one just for playing with.

> >Is there another big-endian platform that is on the upswing?
> 
> Not to my knowledge, but I haven't paid much attention to that.  We do have
> secondary arches at least building, like sparc and s390x.  I have a ppc
> effort 1/2 going.


Dan



[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]