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Re: For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora



On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 07:58:18AM -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 17:56 -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 01:35:34PM -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > > On 6/12/07, Christopher Blizzard <blizzard redhat com> wrote:
> > > >PPC is the fastest canary in the cage, if you will. :)
> > > 
> > > no its not... the builders are sooooo damn slow. I hate it... ppc
> > > builders are such a tease. You see your package burn through x86 and
> > > x86_64 and then boom it falls over and dies on ppc after everything
> > > else has gone swimmingly.
> > 
> >   Ahum, consider yourself lucky, as a reminder we used to also build
> > Core on ia64 and s390(x) :-)
> 
> And that was good, IA64 caught some bugs for me as well that went
> completely undetected for some mysterious reason on other architectures
> but were fatal for them all. (Botched shared libraries)

  yeah yeah, and s390x pointed out a bug in libxml2 about some obscure
aliasing problem. But in general going though that wasn't very fun.

Daniel

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