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Re: [Xen-devel] removal of ia64 port

>>> On 22.03.12 at 11:58, Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.

Then how about waiting a few more days for eventual feedback from
the supposed maintainer or the ia64 list, but remove it the latest right
before -rc1?


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