[0/13] Patch series description

André Hentschel nerv at dawncrow.de
Wed Feb 20 14:09:23 CST 2013

this patch series removes the broken SPARC support.
 * It's broken, i wasted enough time already trying to fix that
 * Nobody cares - I sent an e-mail to everyone ever related to Wine/SPARC based on addresses from our mailing lists - no answer in a week (and cw also has no customers for it)
 * If someone _would_ care the right thing to do would be a clean SPARC 64-bit port
 * As it's broken it's dead code, so it's not clean enough for our code base
 * It really can confuse people (more than a ARM/ARM64 port xD)
 * SPARC is dead on the Desktop and there are not that many Servers/HPC/Supercomputers using it, and i doubt they'd want Wine/SPARC(32)
And last but not least: I had a bad experience with the Solaris community regarding Wine/SPARC

Best Regards, André Hentschel

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