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From: John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>,
	Jessica Clarke <jrtc27@jrtc27.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>, Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Retire IA64/Itanium support
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 11:17:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <534469b750e1847e1645f9ae5ed19dcc80b82be6.camel@physik.fu-berlin.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20230215100008.2565237-1-ardb@kernel.org>

Hello Ard!

On Wed, 2023-02-15 at 11:00 +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> The IA64 port of Linux has no maintainer, and according to a report from
> its only remaining user [0], it has been broken for a month and nobody
> cares.

It's not that I don't care. I just haven't been able to bisect the bug .yet

> Given that keeping a complex but unused architecture alive uses up
> valuable developer bandwidth, let's just get rid of it.
> 
> This supersedes my patch proposing to mark it as 'dead', which received
> no replies from anyone that wants to keep it alive. [1]

I'm actually fine with marking it as dead. I forgot to ack.

Adrian

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-02-15 10:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-02-15 10:00 [RFC PATCH 0/5] Retire IA64/Itanium support Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] arch: Remove Itanium (IA-64) architecture Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 16:55   ` Guenter Roeck
2023-02-15 16:58   ` Guenter Roeck
2023-02-15 16:59     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] kernel: Drop IA64 support from sig_fault handlers Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:19   ` Arnd Bergmann
2023-02-15 11:13     ` Arnd Bergmann
2023-02-15 11:22       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 12:46         ` Arnd Bergmann
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] Documentation: Drop IA64 from feature descriptions Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] lib/raid6: Drop IA64 support Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] Documentation: Drop or replace remaining mentions of IA64 Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:17 ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz [this message]
2023-02-15 19:30   ` [RFC PATCH 0/5] Retire IA64/Itanium support Linus Torvalds
2023-02-15 19:42     ` Luck, Tony
2023-02-15 20:08       ` Linus Torvalds
2023-02-15 23:13         ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2023-02-22 21:52           ` matoro
2023-02-16  5:04         ` Mike Rapoport
2023-02-15 23:09     ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2023-02-15 16:50 ` Palmer Dabbelt
2023-02-15 17:00   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 18:20     ` Palmer Dabbelt
2023-03-17 22:55 ` Florian Weimer
2023-05-12 14:45   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-05-12 14:58     ` Florian Weimer

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