About armel architecture in PPA

Asked by Tehnick

Will the armel architecture be available ever for PPA? Just a question.

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Best Brad Crittenden (bac) said :

Tehnick, thanks for asking. There are no current plans to make armel generally available but that's not to say it will not happen at some point. Sorry I don't have a specific answer.

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Tehnick (tehnick) said :

It's a pity. Thanks.

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William Grant (wgrant) said :

There are plans, but no concrete timeline. It's a difficult problem due to the lack of a secure, performant virtualisation solution for ARM devices.

https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/other-arm-n-public-panda-ppa-build-cluster is the spec about developing a safe way to do it without virtualisation.