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Re: Default ISA/tuning flags for GCC, --enable-kernel= level for glibc



On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 07:04 -0800, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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> Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> >> The koji build boxes all run RHEL 5.  Getting them upgraded to a not-yet-
> >> released kernel seems unlikely.
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> > I know it is a pain, on the other hand it would really improve Fedora 11.
> 
> Not only that.  It is the only way to actually test what we are shipping.
> 
> At least from glibc's POV (but indirectly from a much wider range) we
> have to compile everything on the kernel we are shipping for the
> release.  Period.  I know that the current build infrastructure doesn't
> do this but this only means it has to change.  We have virtualization
> available, there is no excuse.

Well... do we have stable hardware assisted virtualization available on
all the architectures that Fedora builds on?  Do the current build hosts
have the necessary hardware support for it?  Just wondering...

Dan


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