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    Phoronix: Darktable 2.6 Released With Experimental PPC64LE Support, New Modules & More

    Just in time for managing and enhancing any holiday photos, Darktable 2.6.0 was released this Christmas Eve as the latest feature release for this leading open-source RAW photography workflow software...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...e-2.6-Released

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    Guess I need an LE PPC when I'm done with getting accelerated graphic work great gain on the PPC64 PS3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0THbSt1tFE

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    • #3
      Every darktable release feels like a christmas present!

      But I am wondering, why the PowerPC support? Is PowerPC a common architecture outside of the embedded world and super-computers? Additional hardware support is always great, but where's the use-case?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by elvenbone View Post
        where's the use-case?
        It's likely the dev just refactored some of the endianness specific code with OpenPOWER in mind and noticed it also compiled successfully for PowerPC so they listed it as such.

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