Re: Anyone using stretch/buster/sid on ARMv4t ?
- Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2017 12:52:41 +0000
- From: Steve McIntyre <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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
> Current build daemons got into production in 2010 --
>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.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. steve@xxxxxxxxxx
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