HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention

Don Lewis truckman at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jun 6 21:53:14 GMT 2004

On  6 Jun, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jun 2004, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 02:31:56PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
>> > As with Alpha,
>> > the fate of a platform rests on the people who are willing to work on
>> > it, not on whether it is in a particular list.
>> Agreed, but it's the projects responsibility to take the tierness and
>> the intend to support multiple platforms serious and not to chicken out
>> at the first signs of complications or hurdles. We labeled sparc64 as
>> a tier 1 platform and we better deal with the consequences.
> Not to take away from the tremendous effort that jake had done for
> sparc64, but it should really take more than one or two supporting
> developers to obtain tier 1 support.  People come and go, and
> tierness should take that into account.

I've got some sparc64 hardware that recently became available for
FreeBSD develpment.  Unfortunately my time available to FreeBSD is
likely to be the limiting factor.

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