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Re: Document reasonable portability targets

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: Document reasonable portability targets
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 18:08:02 +0100
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Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:

>> I can't find any recent information about UNICOS at cray.com so I
>> suspect it disappeared off the radar some time ago.  We could consider
>> removing some old cruft in gnulib if that is the case.
> That would make sense, if gnulib aggressively wants to remove old stuff.
> Where it works out, you could just declare respective modules as
> obsolete (such as is already done with the 'free' one).

There is only little CRAY/UNICOS stuff in gnulib, no single module but
some #if's.  Primarily in alloca.c.  It may help readability of alloca.c
to remove the Cray stuff.  For the other places in gnulib, I don't think
it is worth the time to remove the support.


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