[OpenAFS] RE: IRIX support/documentation

Chaz Chandler clc31@inbox.com
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 16:28:14 -0800

I don't know of any remaining IRIX deployments.  Removing the =
IRIX-specific docs section probably makes sense in light of the lack of =
official support. =20

> -----Original Message-----
> From: kaduk=40mit.edu
> Sent: Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:17:33 -0500 (EST)
> To: openafs-info=40openafs.org
> Subject: IRIX support/documentation
> (Replying to this old thread, which was Re: =5BOpenAFS=5D Re: HP-UX =
> On Mon, 3 Feb 2014, Andrew Deason wrote:
>> On Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:32:59 -0500
>> chas williams - CONTRACTOR <chas=40cmf.nrl.navy.mil> wrote:
>>> On this note, as of 2013 December, IRIX is no longer a supported
>>> product.  Can IRIX support go away as well?
>> That's not technically true, from my reading of
>> <http://www.sgi.com/services/support/irix_mips_support.html>. You can
>> still get some kind of support for it, at least in some situations.
>> I don't think that's really relevant, though. I don't see the pressure
>> in removing IRIX support, and we still have a buildslave for it running.
> I don't mind keeping the IRIX code around while we have a buildbot
> running
> for it, but I do wonder if we can start trimming IRIX-specific bits from
> our documentation.  It seems unlikely that someone will be making a fresh
> installation of OpenAFS on an IRIX system....
> Do we know of remaining/existing IRIX deployments, and whether they would
> be affected by such a change?
> -Ben

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