[Fedora-electronic-lab-list] Retire Alliance RPMS on non ILP32 platforms

Thibault North tnorth at fedoraproject.org
Mon Feb 16 19:25:34 UTC 2009

Le Thursday, 12. February 2009 02:19:57 pm Mukund Sivaraman, vous avez écrit :
> Hi Chitlesh
> I advise you to retire Alliance RPMS from non ILP32 distributions such
> as x86_64. Alliance code has behavioural problems which manifest
> themselves on such platforms. There are no compile-time warnings for
> some of these issues, and tools can behave in a non-deterministic
> manner.
> We are fixing these problems as we find them in Herb, but it will still
> be a while before Herb releases are made.
> 		Mukund

Hi Mukund,

Could you please test real examples on both i386 and x86_64 and show where the 
results diverge ?
Having these concrete results, we'll discuss it with upstream and see how we 
can fix it for alliance.


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