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Re: Features/ArchitectureSupport - changing what we build for



On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Robert Scheck
<robert fedoraproject org> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jan 2009, drago01 wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:51 PM, Robert Scheck wrote:
>> > How does the "where appropriate" exactly work? I didn't find technical
>> > details for this...
>>
>> If the hw is capable of doing so (ie any "modern" cpu)
>
> Means that anaconda and yum will examine /proc/cpuinfo for example and look
> for CPU flags and decide on that? And how will other updaters/installers as
> e.g. smart/apt handle that? Or will we get this checks directly into RPM?

why should anything but anaconda care?
just upgrade what is installed to what is in the repos.

>> > But we will keep the .i386.rpm for regular RPM packages anyway or are we
>> > "upgrading" all ENVRA namings to .i586.rpm or .i686.rpm?
>>
>> Mass rebuild to go i686.rpm
>
> Okay, so we will have then only *.i686.rpm for 32 bit Intel everywhere?

yes


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