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Re: grep-3.7.98-c9ac on Minix 3.3

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: grep-3.7.98-c9ac on Minix 3.3
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 08:49:49 +0200

Jim Meyering wrote in
> > For what it's worth there have been no commits since 2018 at the main
> > Minix development site:
> >
> >
> Thanks, Paul.
> This makes a good case for removing Minix from our list of reasonable
> portability targets.

Agreed. The same argument is true for Gnulib as well.

2022-07-10  Bruno Haible  <>

        doc: Mark Minix as no longer tested.
        Rationale: No commits since 2018 at
        Reported by Paul Eggert and Jim Meyering in
        * doc/gnulib-intro.texi (Supported Platforms): Mark Minix as no longer

diff --git a/doc/gnulib-intro.texi b/doc/gnulib-intro.texi
index 0bc9701561..71634de698 100644
--- a/doc/gnulib-intro.texi
+++ b/doc/gnulib-intro.texi
@@ -164,11 +164,11 @@ supported, not ``debug'' builds (compiler option 
 @c There is musl-gcc on Ubuntu, and Alpine Linux 3.3.3.
 musl libc is rarely tested.
-Minix 3.3.0 is rarely tested.
 @c IRIX 6.5 cc has no option for C99 support. You would need to use gcc 
 IRIX 6.5 is very rarely tested.
+Minix 3.3.0 is no longer tested.
 Haiku is no longer tested.
 uClibc on Linux is no longer tested.

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