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Re: Removal of hppa support

From: John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
Subject: Re: Removal of hppa support
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:50:45 +0100
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On 1/26/20 6:46 AM, William ML Leslie wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Jan 2020, 8:20 am John Paul Adrian Glaubitz, <address@hidden 
> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
>     Hi Andy!
>     I noticed that you recently purged hppa support from guile [1].
> This change does not remove hppa support from guile, only support for the jit.

I'm aware of this. But unless the code was unmaintainable or broken, I don't see
a reason for removing it.

Debian (and NetBSD) still support hppa perfectly fine so the code is actually
being compiled, used and test-run. And guile has been building fine on 

Access to hppa machines for testing and bug fixing is also available through 

> As an ia64 user, i'm a bit sad that we lost jit too - but i don't run any
> performance-sensitive guile jobs on that system.

Are you using Debian's ia64 port? We recently resurrected it ;).


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