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Re: Fedora 9 ia64 now available

On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 15:48 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:13:42 -0400, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
> > Since the ia64 release was not done in sync with the other
> > architectures 
> Why not?

This is the first "secondary arch" release to be available and we are
still working out how to do things.  I expect by F10 we should be
releasing within a day and hopefully with all identical package versions
as the primary arches.

> Where you differ from stock Fedora 9, did you do anything to get your
> changes/patches be applied on F-9 and devel branches in cvs?

All changes we needed for ia64 are in Fedora CVS so there are no special
ia64 patches floating around for ia64.

> Is the ia64 Everything repo complete compared with the other arches?

Not quite, I think we have about 98% of the packages building on ia64.  

Back at F8 I think we had about 80% or so.  Also F8 was built completely
from SRPMs outside of koji with hacked up scripts.  We now build under
koji/CVS just as the primary arches except for ours is a separate koji
server.  There has been major progress over the past 6 months.

- Doug

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