Deploying noarch builds to specific arch's

Deepak Bhole dbhole at
Wed Oct 17 14:49:46 UTC 2007

* Jesse Keating <jkeating at> [2007-10-17 10:25]:
> On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 10:07:49 -0400
> Deepak Bhole <dbhole at> wrote:
> > The problem is that IcedTea is only available on x86/x86_64. Since my
> > package is noarch, koji randomly distributes it between
> > ppc/x86/x86_64, and when it goes to ppc, the build fails.
> > 
> > While IcedTea is not a strong requirement for checkstyle, this problem
> > will be encountered by any package that is to be built with IcedTea..
> ExclusiveArch: i386 x86_64  in the spec, with loud comments about the
> ExclusiveArch being there to match the arches where IcedTea is
> available, and needs to be updated when IcedTea hits more arches.

But that would create arch specific packages, which would not get
shipped on ppc. Packages built with icedtea can run on ppc with gcj in
interpreted mode.


> -- 
> Jesse Keating
> Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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