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Re: Make ppc64 secondary arch - don't block builds (was: Dealing with ppc64 BRs)



On Mon, 6 Aug 2007 22:25:48 +0200
Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm ATrpms net> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 11:24:46AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > But we're not talking about a secondary arch, we're talking about a
> > primary arch.  Like it or not, ppc (and thus ppc64) is a primary arch
> > set and must addressed just like the other primary arches.
> 
> Are you sure, check out
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Board/Meetings/2007-06-12
> 
> Maybe someone should look again in the logs, the summary says:
> 
> # PPC will remain a primary architecture until:
> 
>    1. secondary arch process is finalized
>    2. there are no other secondary architectures 
> 
> # Board approves and welcomes ARM as a secondary architecture
> 
> item 2. was already fulfilled by the same board meeting, so the above
> boils down to:
> 
> # ppc and arm will become secondary archs once the
>   infrastructure/process is in place

No.  PPC may become a secondary arch once another secondary arch is up
and running.  E.g. ARM/SPARC are _operating_ successfully as a
secondary arch.

josh


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