Question of IBM PowerPC support

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Thu Nov 19 20:34:00 UTC 2009

On 11/20/2009 01:59 AM, Maynard Johnson wrote:
> Hello EPEL community,
> I'm considering going through the steps of getting a Fedora package I
> maintain into EPEL.  This package is currently very arch-specific as
> it's used for collecting instruction trace data to feed into a timer
> accurate simulator.  The architecture in question is IBM PowerPC.  Since
> Fedora has demoted ppc/ppc64 from being a primary arch (starting with
> F13), I'm wondering what effect (if any) that decision has on ppc/ppc64
> packages in EPEL.  I will want to target this package to RHEL 5 and
> (when available) RHEL 6.  Are there any problems or issues I should know
> about?

None afaik. What EPEL supports is different from what Fedora supports.


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