Sean Farley sean at
Wed Oct 1 11:00:21 PDT 2014

Daniel J. Luke writes:

> On Oct 1, 2014, at 1:36 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:30 PM, Sean Farley <sean at> wrote:
>> - Always use clang for C/C++
>> - Drop PPC support
>> There are a lot of people relying on MacPorts to keep PPCs running.
> they probably shouldn't be.
> I don't think any apple-provided OS that PPC machines can run gets security patches from Apple anymore...

I agree. The development burden of PPC is much, much too high nowadays.
Also, having conditional code for which compiler to use based on the OS
(and sprinkled all throughout the code) is a maintenance headache.

I'll post a new thread about PPC to not derail this one.

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