[Fedora-packaging] Re: paragraph on shipping static numerical libs

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Wed May 30 07:09:38 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 10:14:21PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> I call crap on that. I was a single systems person for a bunch of
> systems for a long time. You keep your sanity by enforcing policy and
> you can do that by using the tools available to you to simplify the
> tasks. You don't need homogeneous hw, you need LARGELY homogeneous hw.
> So you limit the processor archs and you try to focus things down as
> much as possible.

It isn't necessarily enough. Do you consider a mix of centos4 and fedora
to be homogeneous? This is what I use and, mainly due to gfortran/g77
differences, I have to statically build on fedora to run on centos4.


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