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Re: [opensuse-project] Re: [opensuse-factory] Growing some openSUSE ARMs
  • From: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 15:35:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <CAGpXXZJfNTFKwO_=SUA4Zk4N9ZTqs4kWf=VP7TXvhp5_ZThLyw@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 1:37 PM, DenverD <DenverD@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On 09/22/2011 04:42 PM, Markus Slopianka wrote:

On Donnerstag 22 September 2011 16:05:44 Andrew Wafaa wrote:

the architecture that powers most of your little devices (and some
bigger ones too). Almost all smartphones, tablets and many other
consumer devices are powered by ARM from one of the numerous licensees.

The openSUSE member who were allowed to vote decided that openSUSE does
not want to run on
those “little devices”. http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Strategy says:

openSUSE does not:
  (...)
    Work on Mobile or embedded devices.


in retrospect it seems kinda shortsighted, huh?

DD

I just got my first android a month or two ago and I'm shocked how
much like a computer it is, so yes I say it was short sighted as well.

Greg
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