FC for ia64?

Jesse Barnes jbarnes at sgi.com
Wed Feb 2 23:49:53 UTC 2005

On Wednesday, February 2, 2005 3:33 pm, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 03:13:49PM -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
>  > What would it take to make ia64 support in Fedora bit more official? 
>  > I.e. part of core releases, part of the Extras build process, etc.  I
>  > might be interested in taking it on if it's not something huge...
> The devel tree at least gets stuff built for IA64, along with
> a daily boot.iso.  As for making it a tier1 release like x86 & co,
> I'm not convinced there's critical mass to justify it.

Yeah, but unfortunately the boot.iso is often broken (it is now).

> Seriously, I've seen more people file s390 bugs
> than ia64 bugs for the Fedora kernel packages.

Well, that's one reason I asked.  If no one wants it but me, then it's 
probably not worth it if there's a ton of work involved.


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