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Re: Deltarpm xz problem with PPC generated rpms?



On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 10:38:32AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 01:27 -0400, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Seth Vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> wrote:
>> >
>> > Boy, I'm so glad we decided to jump onto the xz ship.
>> >
>> I take it it's too late to back out and stick to bzip2 until the
>> situation stabilizes? I take it whatever solution ends up in F-12 is
>> likely to be the one used by RHEL 6 when it comes out next spring.
>> 
>> Between using more space on a distribution that's smaller than Fedora
>> anyway, and having a rather uncertain compression tool...
>
>It's only 'uncertain' in the sense that it's not committed to always
>producing the same archive in future versions or on different
>architectures. As has been pointed out, this only has any relevance when

Simple solution:  Don't build the noarch RPMs on ppc.
Why?: Because F12 is the last release that will have ppc be a primary arch
and it is fairly arguable that you want to optimize for the future case going
forward anyway.

josh


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