On 10/16/2013 07:04 PM, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 8:46 PM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
>> I think we should remove support the following ports:
>> - IRIX
>> - UnixWare
>> - Tru64
> According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRIX, IRIX has been
> officially retired.  The last release of IRIX was in 2006 and support
> will end in December of 2013.  Therefore, it will be unsupported by
> the time PostgreSQL 9.4 is released.
> According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UnixWare, UnixWare is not
> dead, although there have been no new releases in 5 years.
> According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tru64_UNIX, Tru64 has been
> officially retired.  Support ended in December, 2012.  This seems safe
> to remove.
> So I vote for removing IRIX and Tru64 immediately, but I'm a little
> more hesitant about shooting UnixWare, since it's technically still
> supported.
>> Neither of those are relevant.


>> I think we should remove support for the following architectures:
>> - VAX
> According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VAX#History, all
> manufacturing of VAX computers ceased in 2005, but according to
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenVMS#Major_release_timeline, OpenVMS
> is still releasing new versions.  I'm not sure what to make of that.

VAX is also an officially supported OpenBSD port (see


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