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-rw-r--r--target/Config.in.arch11
2 files changed, 15 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/CHANGES b/CHANGES
index def806bbe2..8a8c8bb9c6 100644
--- a/CHANGES
+++ b/CHANGES
@@ -15,6 +15,10 @@
support this, they will be removed during the 2010.11
development cycle.
+ Alpha, IA64 and Sparc64 architectures marked as deprecated.
+ Unless someone steps up to support them, they will be removed
+ during the 2010.11 development cycle.
+
New packages: cgilua, copas, coxpcall, ffmpeg, libsvgtiny,
luafilesystem, luasocket, rings, wsapi, xavante, xterm
diff --git a/target/Config.in.arch b/target/Config.in.arch
index 3efebb86a5..d3a4025822 100644
--- a/target/Config.in.arch
+++ b/target/Config.in.arch
@@ -9,6 +9,9 @@ choice
config BR2_alpha
bool "alpha"
+ # Alpha does not exist anymore and has never been used in
+ # embedded systems, so we'll remove support for it.
+ depends on BR2_DEPRECATED
depends on BROKEN # no threads, shared libs, gcc psignal compile errors
config BR2_arm
bool "arm"
@@ -21,6 +24,9 @@ config BR2_cris
bool "cris"
config BR2_ia64
bool "ia64"
+ # IA64 almost does not exist anymore and has never been used
+ # in embedded systems, so we'll remove support for it.
+ depends on BR2_DEPRECATED
depends on BROKEN # uclibc linker errors
config BR2_i386
bool "i386"
@@ -40,6 +46,11 @@ config BR2_sh64
config BR2_sparc
bool "sparc"
config BR2_sparc64
+ # Sparc64 isn't really used in embedded systems, and in the
+ # cases where it is used, Linux doesn't seem to be common, and
+ # as of today we don't have a maintainer in Buildroot who
+ # wants to take care of the sparc support.
+ depends on BR2_DEPRECATED
bool "sparc64"
select BR2_ARCH_IS_64
config BR2_x86_64