Re: Fabric support on MIPS 64 based architecture

Brett T Logan <brett.t.logan@...>

Hi Ethan,
You can check out a pull request we had recently around this same request with regard to supporting arm64 which has a lot of information and feedback from the Fabric maintainers:
The gist of it is, there haven't been a lot of requests for this, and there is more than just providing the images and binaries. In particular, project contributors and maintainers have to commit to fixing any code that may not work on MIPS. Just publishing the images and binaries isn't enough, without a strong commitment from contributors who have a history of contributing to fabric, moving forward with this request is difficult. Providing official artifacts and support for maintaining the code on MIPS is a much much larger undertaking than most realize.
That being said, major requests like this go through an RFC process that is documented here:
Brett Logan
Software Engineer, IBM Blockchain
Phone: 1-984-242-6890

----- Original message -----
From: "胡 银松" <huyinsong@...>
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] [Hyperledger Fabric] Fabric support on MIPS 64 based architecture
Date: Tue, Jun 23, 2020 10:57 PM
Hi all,
    I am Ethan. 
    Recently I was working on a MIPS-64 based system. The operation system is Debian like os which runs on MIPS-64 based virtual machine. I am going to run fabric on this virtual machine. For now fabric could run on x86 based system. I wonder if there are fabric versions which could run on MIPS-64 based system? And if no, Is there a plan to support this?

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