On Saturday, May 17, 2014, 4:23:27 PM, Al Dunsmuir wrote:
On Friday, May 16, 2014, 8:07:47 PM, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
>> Unlike ARM, ppc64 does support user processes running in ppc32 mode
>> (via multi-arch). Do the current (up to today) ppc32 builds run on
>> ppc32 hardware, or do they run on ppc64 machines via multi-arch?
>> If there is ppc32-only hardware, why can't we continue to use it?
> The builds today happen in a 32 bit chroot on 64 bit hardware.
> chroot is made from scratch every build just as all the other arches
That's very good news. It means physical ppc32 hosting was not
up to now on ppc32, and a resurrected ppc32 should be able to play by
the same rules.
I'm going to continue the discussion in the ppc list, returning to the
kernel list only when something new and relevant comes up.