On Mon, 2018-12-24 at 12:01 +0000, Simon McVittie wrote: > On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 at 16:29:31 +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote: > > Can we postpone the decision until after the holidays? Then I have enough > > time for trying to whip up a patch. > > That seems fine, but please note that most of the changes necessary to > remove gjs from s390x happened some time ago (in late September and early > October); so if you are able to make mozjs60 work correctly on s390x, > we will likely already need to revert some changes to bring it back. > If the d-i maintainers remove gjs/GNOME Shell on s390x and then you > subsequently get mozjs60 working on s390x, the list of changes to revert > to bring back gjs/s390x just becomes slightly longer. > > I'm also not at all sure whether the GNOME Shell environment works > on s390x hardware, which as far as I know doesn't have either a > Mesa-supported GPU or the llvmpipe driver - if it never worked then we > aren't actually losing anything. Presumably s390 porters would have a > better idea of what works and what doesn't.
IBM Z (why do they keep renaming it?) supports PCI Express now, so I think it's *possible* to install a Mesa-supported GPU, if unlikely. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.
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