remove arch/sh

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at
Fri Jan 13 11:05:20 PST 2023

Hi Rob!

On 1/13/23 20:11, Rob Landley wrote:
>> I actually would be willing to do it but I'm a bit hesitant as I'm not 100%
>> sure my skills are sufficient. Maybe if someone can assist me?
> My skills aren't sufficient and I dunno how much time I have, but I can
> certainly assist. I test sh4 regularlyish and it's in the list of architectures
> I ship binaries and tiny VM images for, just refreshed tuesday:
> (The sh2eb isn't a VM, it's a physical board I have here...)
> There is definitely interest in this architecture. I'm aware Rich hasn't been
> the most responsive maintainer. (I'm told he's on vacation with his family at
> the moment, according to the text I got about this issue from the J-core
> hardware guys in Japan.)

Well, maybe we can just give it a try together ...

> The main reason we haven't converted everything to device tree is we only have
> access to test hardware for a subset of the boards. Pruning the list of
> supported boards and converting the rest to device tree might make sense. We can
> always add/convert boards back later...

There is a patch by Yoshinori Sato which adds device tree support to SH. Maybe we
can revive it.


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