On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 9:59 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:01 AM, Peter Robinson
>>> I need/want/would like to build new node 6 for EL6, but gcc is too old.
>>> For that reason, I'd like to use devtoolset-4-gcc, but the build fails
>>> (obviously) because the package doesn't exist.
>>> So, is there a way to make that work somehow?
>>> I am not sure about enabling external repos during build, maybe someone
>>> will be wiser.
>> This has already been discussed several times:
>> There are some potential roadblocks, but it comes down to someone writing up
>> an official proposal and going through the full approval process.
> So one of the major blockers for me for WRT to using DTS in builds it
> that it is currently x86_64 only but with the next release, (DTS 6.0)
> it will support all the RHEL architectures  which certainly make it
> easier to support across platforms. We obviously don't want to deal
> with it prior to GA and I have no idea when the intended GA is it's
> certainly worth discussing further now as to what are the
> requirements, advantages, potential issues etc.
I think this is now worth revisiting, at least for EL7, now DTS is out
and supports key architectures. Thoughts?
Smooge: can this be added to the agenda for the next meeting?
I'm happy to do the work to enable it, just want to make sure it's
wanted before I start.