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Ubuntu drops support for ia64 and sparc

Aug 26, 2010, 01:35 (0 Talkback[s])

"Earlier in the Maverick release cycle the Tech Board had posted an announcement [1] that we'd decommission support for the Ubuntu sparc and ia64 ports at Feature Freeze (ie Thurs Aug 12) if no interested parties stepped forward to take over maintenance. No one has stepped forward to take ownership. The Tech Board has subsequently voted (and approved) to decommission support for both these ports archs [2]. The following set of patches drop support for ia64 and sparc from our Maverick kernel."

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