[Fedora-packaging] Re: paragraph on shipping static numerical libs
jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Wed May 30 09:33:17 UTC 2007
On 30/05/07, Patrice Dumas <pertusus at free.fr> wrote:
> 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.
Sounds like an argument for packaging a later, parallel installable
gcc for EPEL to me.
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