On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Bernd Schmidt <bschm...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 10/12/2016 02:12 PM, John David Anglin wrote:
>> On 2016-10-12, at 4:02 AM, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
>>>> Since this is PA-RISC, which is essentially dead (neither HPE nor Debian
>>>> ship it anymore), I stand by my suggestion to bump the fundamental
>>> Or just drop support for a dead arch?
>> Hardware is still available on the second hand market.
> So is the Commodore 64, but is that enough though to keep supporting PA in
> gcc? Anyone who wants to do retrocomputing can still use gcc-6 or earlier
I'd say what applies to PA should apply equally well to the pdp11 and
the alpha port ...
But usually the question is just whether the port has a maintainer
and/or whether it is
a maintainance burden to keep it (say, last user of obsolete feature X).