On Oct 1, 2009, at 6:49, Ric Wheeler <rwheeler(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 09/30/2009 08:47 PM, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 20:26 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Was ppc really such a burden?
> When it breaks and only it breaks, slowing down or delaying a
I know that last week several ppc people (IBM, etc) expressed alarm
and concern about the demotion of ppc to a secondary arch. Most of
those people I pointed at Bill and Jesse who were staffing the
Did we get any positive feedback/offers of help from them?
No. They heard that here would be a secondary arch effort and seemed
to think "oh, they will fix it for us". Seems to be the running theme.
People want ppc to stick around but nobody wants to work on it. That's
why secondary arch seems right. People who care can work on it but
lack of care won't hold Fedora back. Keep in mind that many upstreams
(most?) don't have access or care about ppc. In the nonserver world
ppc is dead.