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README: update for current status of OE-Classic

OE-Classic is no longer maintained, so update README and MAINTAINERS
accordingly, and just in case someone might miss reading those, add a
file clearly spelling it out.

Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <>
Acked-by: Martin Jansa <>
Signed-off-by: Philip Balister <>
Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
Signed-off-by: Andrea Adami <>
Signed-off-by: Koen Kooi <>
Signed-off-by: Marcin Juszkiewicz <>
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1 parent 9ee3cca commit fabd8e6d07d3cd0cc93c2a0fc804f8c8f316c649 Paul Eggleton committed Apr 23, 2015
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OpenEmbedded Maintainers List
-Please put you full name and email-address here for the areas of OE you want to support.
-Note: For the hard of thinking, this list is meant to remain in alphabetical
-order. If you could add yourselves to it in alphabetical order that would be
-so much easier (sort by firstname). Thank you!
-Person: Real name
-Mail: Mail patches to
-Website: Web-page
-Interests: Areas of interest (e.g. subsystems)
-Distros: Maintained distros
-Machines: Maintained machines
-Recipes: Maintained recipes (should match package names, can include wildcards)
+WARNING: this repository has been superseded and is no longer maintained -
+please see README for details. The maintainers list below remains for
+historical purposes only.
@@ -1,3 +1,18 @@
-This is the OpenEmbedded packages metadata repository.
+This is the OpenEmbedded Classic (OE-Classic) metadata repository.
+WARNING: This version of OpenEmbedded is no longer supported or actively
+developed - it has been replaced by a new model based upon
+OpenEmbedded-Core (OE-Core). Users are strongly encouraged to migrate
+to OE-Core as there will be no further updates to OE-Classic as part of
+the OpenEmbedded project.
+The OE-Core repository is available at:
+ git://
+For further details on the differences between OE-Classic and OE-Core,
+please see:
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+Superseded by openembedded-core - please see the README file for details.

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