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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12



On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 04:22:21PM +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
>>>>>> BTW are those new VIA netbooks SSE2-capable?
>>>>>>
>>>>> Additionally, what will this do to RHEL?  I can't imagine RHEL
>>>>> customers being too happy about this for RHEL7(?), and if i386 would
>>>>> still be in RHEL, it would worry me that it would only be a secondary
>>>>> arch in Fedora. . .
>>>>
>>>> This is not relevant for fedora's decisions.
>>>>
>>>> -sv
>>>>
>>> I'm not sure I understand why not.  Are you saying that if RedHat
>>> decided that RHEL7 was to support Sparc , there'd be no interest in
>>> making that a primary arch?
>>
>> ppc/ppc64 is supported in RHEL.  It is no longer a primary arch in Fedora.
>
>Sorry? I thought it was still primary until after F-12. So yes its
>scheduled to be a secondard arch for F-13 in 12 months time. Its not
>one yet.

Correct.  Though in the context of the discussion, it won't be in the RHEL7
timeframe.  I was simply using it as a counter to the "but RHEL" argument.

josh


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