Re: [GIT PULL] sh: remove sh5 support

From: John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
Date: Thu May 28 2020 - 01:56:02 EST

On 5/28/20 7:46 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> [adding Linus]
> On Thu, May 07, 2020 at 07:35:52AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> Any progress on this? I plan to resend the sh dma-mapping I've been
>> trying to get upstream for a year again, and they would conflict,
>> so I could look into rebasing them first.
> So for years now it has been close to and in the end impossible to
> provoke sh maintainer action. At the same point hardware is pretty much
> long gone for the real commercial variants, and never took off for the
> open hardware nommu variant.
> Linus, would you ok with a 5.8 pull request to just kill off arch/sh/?

We're maintaining SH in Debian so I'm interested in keeping arch/sh, but
I'm also let down that SH maintainers aren't that active at the moment.

I do know that Yoshinori Sato has a tree where he takes patches and sends
PRs from time to time, but I have no idea what is going on.


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