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Re: [alpine-devel] Alpine and armv7

From: Michael Wyraz <michael_at_wyraz.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:38:39 +0200

Hello,

the new arch support is great but I hope you keep armv6 alive. E.g. many
Raspberry (including "zero" Models from 2017 and 2018) are armv6.
Alpine, especially in "diskless" mode is ideal for that kind of devices.

Kind regards,

Michael.


> On Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:43:02 +0300
> Timo Teräs <timo.teras_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 19 Sep 2018, 16.47 Natanael Copa, <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>> _at_ncopa What do you think?
>>> I am in favor of this too. Do we need add armv7 while keeping armhf
>>> as armv6? Or can we simply replace the current armhf build with
>>> armv7? Then the triplet would correspond better with debian, if i
>>> understand things correctly.
>>>
>> Let's keep armhf still for a while. I suggest we bootstrap armv7 on
>> x86-64 and start new builder edge/armv7. Once all builds, we can poll
>> how many still need armhf.
>>
>> And yes armv7 is more common now than armhf. Raspbian originally was
>> armhf equivalent. Rpi1 was the only major benefiter.
>>
>> I can bootstrap armv7 packages. And put them somewhere.
>>
>> Meanwhile, we probably want to patch aports to change all arch places
>> from armhf to armhf+armv7, or potentially add "arm" as umbrella for
>> all the 32bit arm builds and change armhf to that. Maybe someone can
>> do that while I prepare the initial package set cross built.
> Initial bootstrap build completed.
>
> Packages are at:
> http://dev.alpinelinux.org/~tteras/armv7/
>
> Let's start a new edge builder using those.
>
> Timo
>
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