RFC: Obsoleting or32

Ray xr at trasin.net
Mon Apr 25 04:16:10 UTC 2005

Joel Sherrill:

	http://www.opencores.org/ is Still OK. See the following:

opencores.org yesterday lost one hard disk, so this was the main reason why services were down. The services are now mainly up, but problems may occur because the system was restored from backup from Sunday, 17th April.

>Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 15:56 +0200, Karel Gardas wrote:
>>>On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Joel Sherrill <joel at OARcorp.com> wrote:
>>>>>Therefore, unless somebody objects by Sat, Apr. 23, 06:00 CEST (04:00
>>>>>GMT - ca. one week from now), I will go ahead and remove the or32 from
>>>>>RTEMS source-tree.
>>>>www.opencores.org is definitely down.  I don't know how long it has
>>>>been down.
>>>FYI: I've seen this running around January this year.
>> What are you referring to their site or the RTEMS or32 port?
>> There site currently comes up with a page talking about "technical
>> problems, hope to be back soon".
>> Wrt. the or32 port: IMO, the minimum requirement for a port to stay in
>> RTEMS official source tree is to have a functional toolchain, otherwise
>> it is impossible to maintain these sources.
>Agreed.  And since the OR32 is an open source processor, if the source
>code is unavailable or unsupported, it is the equivalent of the
>manufacturer killing the CPU.

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