[OpenWrt-Devel] [RFC] stop accepting 4/32M board patches

Mathias Kresin dev at kresin.me
Wed Dec 5 04:07:52 EST 2018

05/12/2018 09:56, Mathias Kresin:
> Hey all,
> I would like to start to reject patches for adding boards with only 32 
> MByte of RAM and 4 MByte of flash [0]. These boards barely work with 
> todays OpenWrt default builds and require quite some modifications to be 
> useful at all [1].
> IMHO it doesn't make much sense to waste resources (reviewer time, build 
> resources) for boards which will most likely never see an official build 
> and/or are more or less unusable with the official build.
> I prefer to have a joint statement which I can link to, to prevent 
> endless discussions or accusations of acting purely arbitrary.
> I'm not sure whether the topic qualifies for a formal voting, hence the 
> RFC.
> Mathias
> [0] https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt/pull/1577
> [1] https://openwrt.org/supported_devices/432_warning

I wasn't that clear in my mail. I would like to stop accepting patches 
for boards with only 32 MByte of RAM _OR_ 4 MByte of flash.


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