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Re: Proposed decommissioning of 32-bit powerpc builders in Launchpad


On Tue, 2022-01-25 at 14:20 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 03, 2021 at 12:59:34PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > The old 32-bit powerpc architecture was removed from Ubuntu in Ubuntu
> > 17.04 [1].  This means that all releases that still supported it are now
> > in ESM, and ESM doesn't include powerpc support.  We're therefore
> > considering decommissioning Launchpad's powerpc builders.  Note that the
> > 64-bit ppc64el architecture would be *unaffected* by this change.
> We've now disabled the powerpc architecture in xenial (which should
> cause no further builds to be created) and deactivated the powerpc
> builders.  I plan to leave things in this state for a little while to
> confirm that no further powerpc builds are being created and that
> nothing else comes up, but after that we'll start tearing down the
> builders permanently.


Was there anything related to this change that would begin to cause
chroot build issues in Xenial and Trusty?

See the build logs for this project:


-Jim P.

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