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Re: mono-2.4 and ppc64 status

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 5:36 PM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> Mono-2.4 has been built for ppc64 in F11 and devel.  So people should be
> able to start rebuilding packages to include ppc64 as well as the other
> arches.  There's a few wrinkles to watch out for:
> 1) Packages with dependencies will have to be built in dependency order.
>  For instance, a lot of packages depend on the gtk-sharp2 bindings and
> those haven't been built yet.
> 2) Because of the imminent release of F11 we're in a freeze state.  This
>  means getting dependencies into the Fedora11 buildroot will require
> people to request tagging explicitly.  This also means that if you
> rebuild your package for F11 with ppc64 support and later you have to
> get this package tagged into the release, all of the packages it depends
> on will need to be tagged in as well (otherwise your ppc64 build will
> have broken deps).
> With these in mind, I'd recommend people start rebuilding their mono
> packages on ppc64 in the devel branch.  Keep track of the dependency
> chain you encounter.  Then perform your builds in the Fedora 11 branch
> as updates after the release.  I'm not a mono-sig member, though, so if
> you guys decide something else makes sense, just be sure to come up with
> a plan so we don't release with a bunch of broken dependencies.
> -Toshio

It has been a month. For some reason, gtk-sharp2 and gnome-sharp are
not rebuilt with ppc64 support yet. We will only have a very limited
time to rebuild all the depending packages for F-11. It would only
take a few minutes to rebuild gtk-sharp2 and gnome-sharp for their

Why are these things left to the last minute?


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