[ANNOUNCEMENT] GDB dropping support for mips-irix and alpha-tru64

Joel Brobecker brobecker@adacore.com
Thu Sep 25 10:40:00 GMT 2014

> The GDB project is planning on removing support for the following
> platforms:
>   - MIPS IRIX (mips*-sgi-irix5*, mips*-sgi-irix6*)
>   - Alpha Tru64 (alpha*-*-osf*)
> This only affect code maintained by GDB project (not binutils or GCC).
> Also, support for any other target on MIPS (including embedded ones)
> will be maintained as is.
> As per our "Obsoleting Code Procedures"
> (https://sourceware.org/gdb/wiki/Internals%20Obsoleting-code),
> these platforms will be declared unsupported a week from now.

These two targets are now declared obsolete and support for them
can now be removed.

Joel (a little sad about IRIX, I was fond of that platform)

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