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SubjectRe: Old platforms: bring out your dead
On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 11:55:06PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> After v5.10 was officially declared an LTS kernel, I had a look around
> the Arm platforms that look like they have not seen any patches from
> their maintainers or users that are actually running the hardware for
> at least five years (2015 or earlier). I made some statistics and lists
> for my lwn.net article last year [1], so I'd thought I'd share a summary
> here for discussion about what we should remove. As I found three
> years ago when I removed several CPU architectures, it makes sense
> to do this in bulk, to simplify a scripted search for device drivers, header
> files and Kconfig options that become unused in the process.
>

> * m68k/{apollo,hp300,sun3,q40} these are all presumably dead and have not
> seen updates in many years (atari/amiga/mac and coldfire are very much
> alive)

me and a few other guys are still running m68k/q40. I did not compile
a new kernel for some time but will try.

Regards
Richard
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