Re: [alpine-devel] Alpine and armv7
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.
> 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>
>>>> _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:
> Let's start a new edge builder using those.
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Received on Wed Sep 19 2018 - 20:38:39 UTC