For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora

Christopher Blizzard blizzard at
Wed May 30 23:31:31 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 05:23 -0400, 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.

Just wait until we add arm. :)


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