For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at
Wed May 30 00:26:54 UTC 2007

On 5/29/07, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa at> wrote:
> I know this is going to break a lot for secondary architectures. Things
> like glibc and gcc are going to fail a few times on sparc before we get
> it right. Consider this for multiple secondary architectures (alpha,
> arm, ia64, s390, sparc), and you start to see why this needs not to hold
> up the primary architectures. Packagers start cursing at the slow and
> broken architectures, and people try to short circuit the process by
> just assuming those arches won't work and setting ExcludeArch
> agressively.

Okay I see your point about the low level stuff.


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