Mass rebuild of core packages coming soon

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Fri Jul 7 21:23:26 UTC 2006

On Friday 30 June 2006 15:47, Jesse Keating wrote:
> I've been requested to rebuild every Core package for a few reasons.
> 1) rpm signing w/ sha256sum
> 2) New toolset feature to speed up dynamic lib linking by 50%~
> 3) get all packages built through new build system (brew)
> We're waiting for some stuff to finalize upstream, but would like to
> start on the building next week.
> Please give me a list of packages you'd prefer I didn't build and I'll
> blacklist them from my massbuild scripts.

Looks like the sha256sum stuff will make FC6, so we're just rebuilding for 
brew and the binutils / libtool stuff.  We're still waiting on upstream 
approval on the toolset changes, and thus we are waiting on the rebuild.  It 
is still coming.  See Jeremy's email about the slip.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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