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



On Thu, Oct 01, 2009 at 07:45:22AM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> I know that last week several ppc people (IBM, etc) expressed alarm  
>> and concern about the demotion of ppc to a secondary arch. Most of  
>> those people I pointed at Bill and Jesse who were staffing the fedora 
>> booth.
>>
>> Did we get any positive feedback/offers of help from them?
>>
>
>
> No. They heard that here would be a secondary arch effort and seemed to 
> think "oh, they will fix it for us". Seems to be the running theme.  
> People want ppc to stick around but nobody wants to work on it. That's  
> why secondary arch seems right. People who care can work on it but lack 
> of care won't hold Fedora back. Keep in mind that many upstreams (most?) 
> don't have access or care about ppc. In the nonserver world ppc is dead.

s/nonserver/desktop

Lots of embedded PPC still out there (yes, running Linux).

josh


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