[Openmcl-devel] PowerPC port

Stelian Ionescu sionescu at cddr.org
Sat Dec 10 00:19:46 UTC 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:
https://mail.gna.org/public/gcc-cfarm-users/2011-11/msg00000.html

-- 
Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
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