For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora

Dennis Gilmore dennis at
Wed May 30 12:31:37 UTC 2007

Once upon a time Wednesday 30 May 2007, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> There is a problem, while the ppc{,64} koji buildboxes aren't the slowest
> thing in the world, in my experience they are 25% to 100%
> slower than the i?86/x86_64 boxes (I'm always waiting on them for gcc/glibc
> etc. builds) and with addition of sparc{,64} that will be still orders of
> magnitude slower (not sure what hardware is planned for koji sparc* builds,
> but even 8way UltraII is horribly slow).  So for secondary arches
> we really need async builds instead of sync builds.

sparc builds will be on either my T1000 or spots T2000  both are 32 way 1.0 or 
1.2ghz with large amounts of ram.   but we will have sparc sparcv9v and 
sparc64 builds of glibc and sparc sparc64 of gcc

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