On 09/11/2016 07:31 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 06:41:27PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 09/11/2016 04:40 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> Also, we are working on persuading the RISC-V community that they
>> really must be more proactive in upstreaming their changes, something
>> they have not been good about so far. For this reason, Fedora/RISC-V
>> will try to get changes to the following packages upstream and won't
>> even consider making changes in Fedora (IOW we'll be shipping forks of
>> these packages for a while):
[For glibc, binutils, gcc, kernel only]
> The “IOW“ part does not really make sense to me.
I mean that currently the changes to those packages are very invasive
and also involve substantial non-upstream patchsets.
I want those patchsets to go upstream first, and for the other
differences in the spec file to be substantially reduced or eliminated.
I had a brief look at the glibc patches. Apparently, off_t and time_t
are 32-bit. For a new architecture, that's quite strange. How fixed is