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Re: Anyone using stretch/buster/sid on ARMv4t ?




On Tue, Nov 07, 2017 at 01:43:50PM +0100, Hector Oron wrote:
>
>Also build daemons are aging, those were initially donated by Marvell
>(some development boards) which then they replaced with other
>development boards. We have been unable to find suitable hardware to
>build armel port and current ARMv8 server class instruction set lacks
>few instructions and we have been advised to not build armel ports in
>such hardware.
>  Current build daemons got into production in 2010 --
>https://blog.einval.com/2010/09/27
>We have no current replacement for that hardware, which it's already 7
>years old and still needs to keep up running for Stretch life cycle
>(and maybe LTS).
>There might be other issues, as upstream support in few other projects, etc...

Not quite - those are the old machines that we already replaced. The
current builders for armel are Marvell Armada XP GP dev boards,
commissioned in early 2014.

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Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@xxxxxxxxxx
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