For your consideration: Secondary Architectures in Fedora

Christopher Blizzard blizzard at
Wed May 30 23:34:00 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 10:30 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
>         As Jakub pointed out, there is a burden - having to wait for
> the slower
> arches to complete a build. I was under the impression that that was
> one
> of the main things that secondary arches was intended to fix.
>         Couldn't we have automatic ExcludeArch bug filing when a build
> fails on
> a secondary arch?

I think that just having a tool that keeps track of who is behind (a
build buddy system, if you will?) is probably enough and let package
maintainers and arch experts figure out the issues.


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