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Re: Commit policy wrt. to-be-obsolete targets
- From: Joe Buck <Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot com>
- To: law at redhat dot com
- Cc: joel dot sherrill at OARcorp dot com,thorpej at wasabisystems dot com (Jason R Thorpe),pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at (Gerald Pfeifer),zack at codesourcery dot com (Zack Weinberg), gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 10:49:40 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Commit policy wrt. to-be-obsolete targets
> > If Jason is willing to fix, regularly test, and report on the
> > pc532 does this mean the target should not be obsoleted at this
> > time?
> Between Jason and Ian, if one or both of them are willing to take up this
> task, then we should not obsolete the port IMHO.
Yes, we should save any port for which a serious volunteer signs up.
However, brokenness of a deprecated port shouldn't hold up a release,
it should be up to the volunteer to get it working in time.