[OpenWrt-Devel] Why ath79 has been made source-only on 19.07?

Andreas Ziegler ml at andreas-ziegler.de
Tue Jul 30 15:21:55 EDT 2019

Dmitry Tunin schrieb am 30.07.19 um 14:29:
> Are you taking in account that many devices added during the last year
> as ath79 won't be supported by a stable release.
> Master is no good now for normal use. That will mean that for the next
> year or so many users will require custom 19.07 builds.
> That doesn't sound very good.
> Initially ath79 was expected in 19.07, but it appeared that not all
> devices have been ported from ar71xx. So we are not ready to drop
> ar71xx, but we are ready to support ath79.

to me, this is the only big negative thing here.
everyone was told, that new devices have to go into ath79 - and now we
will have a new release, lacking binaries for many many new devices
because new device support in ar71xx was not welcome.

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