RFC: Drop PPC support

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Wed Oct 1 11:14:53 PDT 2014

On Oct 1, 2014, at 10:58 AM, Sean Farley <sean at macports.org> wrote:

> As discussed in the MPI thread, PPC is very old and is causing quite the
> development burden. I would be in favor of discussing how much effort we
> really want to spend supporting them (similar to supporting libstdc++ on
> Mavericks).
> We could tag some known version of the MacPorts svn tree for PPC users
> and be done with it. This would allow us to concentrate on other issues.
> We could also talk about how far of an OS back do we really want to
> support. Tiger and Leopard are decrepit. We don't even have buildbots
> for PPC nor OSes below Lion.

There are buildbots for Snow Leopard.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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