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Support for zaurus platform discontinued
Contributed by rueda on Sun Sep 4 09:59:28 2016 (GMT)
from the pruning dept.

Support for the zaurus platform has been removed from -current.

Philip Guenther (guenther@) committed the change:

CVSROOT:	/cvs
Module name:	src
Changes by:	guenther@cvs.openbsd.org	2016/09/03 07:37:46

[…]

Log message:
Retire zaurus, as it hasn't made the EABI jump and will be permanently broken
shortly when we use the hardware thread register in userland

(This follows the recent removal of support for the sparc[32] platform.)

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  Re: Support for zaurus platform discontinued (mod 1/149)
by frk (176.10.104.243) on Sun Sep 4 10:25:51 2016 (GMT)
  "One of my most productive days was throwing away 1,000 lines of code." - Ken Thompson

(however, I am still unable to find the original source of this quote; the first BOOK mentioning it, without reference, is probably E. Raymond - The Art of UNIX Programming from 2003)
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  Re: Support for zaurus platform discontinued (mod -1/139)
by Anonymous Coward (118.20.98.73) on Sun Sep 4 12:58:15 2016 (GMT)
  The free space will be utilized effectively
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