[OpenWrt-Devel] ar71xx Vs ath79

David Bauer mail at david-bauer.net
Mon Dec 3 13:43:43 EST 2018

Hello John,

> The idea was to fade out ar71xx after the next release and only accept
> new boards for ath79. However i'd been fine taking that step as of now.
> i have noticed that the ath79 patches far out number the ar71xx ones. we
> have lots of patches that migrate boards and i have seen a few new
> boards added only to ath79. lets see how the thread goes, looking fwd to
> hearing opinions...

+1 for Phasing out ar71xx. ath79 seems to be in a good state so the
majority of devices should work without a lot of hassle.

Not sure about devices with a lot of custom code in the machine-file
(Meraki?) but IMHO they should not stall this process.

Best wishes

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