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Re: Deploying noarch builds to specific arch's

Caolan McNamara writes:
 > On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 10:49 -0400, Deepak Bhole wrote:
 > > * Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> [2007-10-17 10:25]:
 > > > On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 10:07:49 -0400
 > > > Deepak Bhole <dbhole redhat com> wrote:
 > > > 
 > > 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.
 > But doesn't icedtea by default generate byte-code targeted to a later
 > version than gij can handle ? i.e...

We've been around this before.  It is *vital* that all packages built
with IcedTea are built with -target 1.5.  Otherwise, as you say,
people won't be able to run with most current VMs.  If this isn't
current Fedora policy, it really needs to be.


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