Mass rebuild of core packages coming soon

Arjan van de Ven arjan at
Fri Jul 7 21:37:22 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 17:23 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> 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.

can we make sure the change to x86-64 binutils to use a 2Mb default
alignment is in as well? That'll be key for having transparent hugepages
for text etc... (eg higher performance)

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