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Re: [fedora-arm] Re: Fedora 8/ARM available

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 08:12:03AM +0000, Caolan McNamara wrote:

> > We are proud to announce the availability of a(n unofficial)
> > Fedora 8 package repository for the ARM architecture.
> > 
> > The package repository has been built for ARMv5 EABI, soft-float,
> > little endian.  The majority of the important and frequently used
> > Fedora packages have been built for ARM.
> FWIW, I ported OOo to arm-eabi last year, the "vanilla" rpms of the time
> are at...
> http://ooo.services.openoffice.org/pub/OpenOffice.org/cws/upload/armeabiport01/
> and that work is now integrated into 2.4.0 as in rawhide so in theory
> for F9 it should build out of the box.

Cool!  Is there any place that documents the changes necessary for
2.3 so that we can also provide a (separate) set of 2.3 rpms for F8?

> At the time there was no ecj/libgcj port to arm-eabi so the extra flag
> to OOo's configure required to workaround that was --without-java, I
> see java-1.5.0-gcj-devel in the repo now so that's presumably
> unnecessary now.

Yep, in theory. :)

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