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Re: [Xen-devel] removal of ia64 port

On 21/03/2012 08:45, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Given that the ia64 port hasn't really been maintained for the last couple
> of years (I am apparently the only one to try to keep it building at least,
> but I suspect that it has been non-functional for quite a while), I'd like to
> propose to remove the port. After quite some time of trying to get an
> opinion from Intel on this, I was now notified of their agreement to this
> move.
> From my pov, the only thing to discuss here is whether this should
> happen right away, or after 4.2 went out (then with a formal removal
> proposal in that release - the port's state isn't being reflected correctly
> anyway in ./MAINTAINERS afaict).
> Thoughts?

I don't think it would be unreasonable to remove it ahead of 4.2. It's not
been working for a long time now.

 -- Keir

> Thanks, Jan
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