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Re: For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora



On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 15:57 -0400, Christopher Blizzard wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 12:10 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 19:20 -0400, Christopher Blizzard wrote:
> > > I think that this is a separate topic from the larger secondary arch
> > > disucssion?  Whether or not PowerPC is on that list or not? 
> > 
> > Yes, but I have a suspicion there may be some backtracking. Since it was
> > assured before, I'd like it in writing now so that nobody can pretend it
> > wasn't said.
> > 
> > Especially since we're making such unnecessary and potentially
> > detrimental changes to the way that secondary arches are handled.
> > 
> 
> I've been talking to people on and off about this and I think you're
> statement elsewhere in this thread hit it right on the nose: it's good
> to have a nice mix of 32 and 64 bit as well as LE and BE systems.  So I
> think it's important that PPC be a primary arch and package maintainers
> are responsible to make sure that it works before any builds are pushed
> out to the repos.
> 
> PPC is the fastest canary in the cage, if you will. :)

I'm surprised.  Pleasantly, because I agree with you, but surprised none
the less.

josh


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