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Re: Obsolete powerpc*-*-*spe*


> On 21 Feb 2017, at 17:14, David Edelsohn <dje.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi, Olivier
> 
> There are three main areas that require attention:
> 
> 1) Regular builds of the SPE configuration and regular GCC testsuite
> runs that are reported to the gcc-testsuite mailing list.
> 
> 2) Timely reports of any regressions.
> 
> 3) An active GCC developer who is the point of contact for the SPE
> port and submits patches for the port.
> 
> None of us within IBM are experts on the SPE port.  Someone from the
> SPE community is needed to help triage issues, debug problems and test
> patches that may affect the SPE port.
> 
> With evidence of pro-active involvement from an SPE developer, the
> port does not have to be deprecated. The effort needs to be more that
> activity at GCC release cycle boundaries or an accelerated deprecation
> process will be proposed.

Sure. Thanks David,

Olivier


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