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Debian Ported To OpenRISC Architecture

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Published on 27 February 2014 04:10 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian
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A Debian port is now available for OpenRISC.

Glibc and other components were ported to OpenRISC by Christian Svensson and then he continued to make a Debian port for the open-source CPU architecture.

OpenRISC was developed by the OpenCores community as a general purpose open-source RISC CPU architecture. Those seeking more information on the OpenRISC architecture itself can visit OpenCores.org.

Those curious about this new Debian port to OpenRISC can read this mailing list post.

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