[PATCHv2 0/8] [POWERPC] 8xx cleanups

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Thu Jan 24 05:00:12 EST 2008

On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 11:31:46AM -0600, Jon Loeliger wrote:
> Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> >>What impact do the have on boards in arch/ppc being able to build?
> >
> >Byt the way what are the plans for powerpc?
> >We have:
> >arch/ppc
> >arch/ppc64
> >arch/powerpc
> >
> >It was my understanding that arch/powerpc was supposed
> >to be the future unified powerpc architecture but it
> >does not even provide a defconfig.
> >
> >And I do not see too much happening to do so - but that maybe
> >because I looked at a wrong place.
> You must have looked in the wrong place. :-)
> arch/ppc is scheduled for removal from mainline in June.
Good to hear.

> arch/powerpc is under significant development, with lots
> of defconfigs in arch/powerpc/configs.
Double checked - it was my build script that used ARCH=ppc
Now I just need to build another toolchain as the ppc750 could not build
the defconfig. crosstool is my friend here.


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