Do we need this junk?
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Apr 5 20:03:27 UTC 2007
From: "Nikolas Britton" <nikolas.britton at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Do we need this junk?
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 10:39:41 -0500
> On 4/5/07, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au> wrote:
> > [-stable removed since it's not relevant there]
> > On 2007-Apr-05 04:58:17 -0500, Nikolas Britton <nikolas.britton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >Can anything in the list below be removed from CURRENT?
> > >
> > >legacyfree1# cd dev/
> > >legacyfree1# grep -irsn isa ./ | grep -i include
> > ...
> > >legacyfree1# grep -irsn mca ./ | grep -i include
> > ...
> > Why do you believe anything in the list might need to be removed?
> I'd like to also add that 6-STABLE should be the last branch to support:
> 1. ISA / EISA
Not going to happen. Maybe EISA, but certainly not ISA, as machines
made today still need it.
> 2. PC98 Platform.
What do you care? I mean really, what do you care here. There are
Pentium II class machines that are perfectly good in this class of
machines. I have one and it runs just fine.
> 3. i486
So you want to kill all the soekris boxes? Sorry, not going to
> 4. i586
These machines still work, and are still popular in the embedded space
due to their lower power consumption.
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