Volunteer for a workshop on "setting up your own buildbot/buildslave"? (Was: Experiences with El Capitan)

Ulrich Wienands wienands at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 18:49:46 PST 2015

Thanks for pointing that out. However, I happen to like OS X; which is why I use Macs in the first place. The hardware at least used to be superior as well although that may have changed, but I am by now so thoroughly used to Mac OS that I am relatively unwilling to switch…

Anyway; I’ll stop here before I get kicked off the list for being OT… :-)


> On Nov 12, 2015, at 6:21 PM, Ludwig <macports at metaspasm.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Nov 2015, Ulrich Wienands wrote:
>> The point being that PPC Macs are still useful machines that should not be
>> condemned to the landfill…
> FWIW, OpenBSD and NetBSD maintain official current releases for PPC.  FreeBSD
> maintains it as a “Tier 2" architecture, meaning it’s not fully vetted by their
> security team. Many Linux distros have likewise downgraded PPC to
> “community-supported,” i.e. unofficial releases, but Debian for one still has
> an official release.
> (OT for this list, sorry, just wanted to point out that one’s choices for a PPC
> Mac are not limited to an insecure old version of OSX or landf^Wrecycling.)
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