[Openmcl-devel] PowerPC port
sionescu at cddr.org
Fri Dec 9 18:19:46 CST 2011
On Fri, 2011-12-09 at 18:55 -0500, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:
> Our ppc hardware is dying off, and trying to keep these
> old systems on life support is ultimately a losing battle.
> Buying used replacements is not really a solution: time
> is just not on the side of these machines.
> There is new hardware available: for example, IBM sells
> new Power7-based systems for as low $6000, but paying that
> to maintain a port that hardly anyone uses, just to "keep
> us honest", doesn't make a lot of sense.
The GCC compile farm just received a new PPC64 machine:
Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
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