Re: Firm Timeline for MIPS removal from FreeBSD

From: Warner Losh <>
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 16:31:34 UTC
On Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 9:08 PM Warner Losh <> wrote:

> Greetings,
> Please find enclosed my proposed firm timeline for the removal of mips
> from FreeBSD, as previously discussed. There was no opposition to the plan
> when I posted before. The major
> users of FreeBSD/mips in the past have mostly moved on and they indicated
> no objections
> to the plan. And Adrian has committed his first arm port as well...
> So, I propose the following rather quick timeline:
> November 1: disconnect from tinderbox / universe. Add notices to
> appropriate manuals and MFC them.
> November 5: Post a review for its removal
> November 15: commit the removal, assuming the review goes well.
> Comments?

I'm a few days behind. Here's some reviews: Remove from universe Document that 13.x is the last mips
release Add warning to mips buildworlds that
it's being removed

Please take a look and let me know what you think.