Re: No love for the PPC

From: Mike Fedyk (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 13:47:29 EST

On Sat, Oct 13, 2001 at 12:52:16AM -0400, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> Mike Borrelli writes:
> > Anyway, the real question is, why does the ppc arhitecture /always/ break
> > between versions?
> At the most recent Ottata Linux Symposium, there was a PowerPC
> session with about 20 people. Somebody did a poll, asking what
> people used. I was the only person who dared to use a kernel
> from Linus. Everone else was using the BenH and BitKeeper ones.
> This is a sorry state of affairs.

Actually, this is normal for new ports on Linux. PPC is relatively new,
m68k is developed with their own cvs, as is Intel IA64. I'm sure others
will be able to quote about other arches...

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