[CentOS] CentOS 5 for IA64

Phil Schaffner P.R.Schaffner at IEEE.org
Thu Mar 5 23:50:01 UTC 2009


On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 14:34 -0800, Scott Silva wrote:
> on 3-5-2009 2:06 PM Nigel Kendrick spake the following:
> > Can anyone with a well-connected crystal ball suggest a timeframe for an
> > IA64 release of CentOS 5? Weeks? Months? Never?
> >  
> There has not been a lot of support for other arches besides x86-64 and i386
> up to now. Not sure if it is the hardware or the manpower, but maybe both with
> a lack of much interest thrown in for good measure.

No crystal ball here, but the last mention of progress on IA64 on the
centos-devel list was in Feb. 2008.  Last mention on centos-qa was Nov.
2007.  If there is substantial demand for IA64 (PPC, Sparc, etc.) it is
not very evident.






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