ARM is a dead end

Simone Caronni negativo17 at
Fri Jun 15 07:35:41 UTC 2012

On 15 June 2012 01:57, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:
> So I would urge Fedora not to waste our time on a low-end architecture
> filling a temporary niche which will become obsolete as demand for
> performance increases. We should rather support only one primary
> architecture (x86, i.e.: x86_64, and legacy i686 as long as there's a need
> for it) and support it well, as we have done since we finally got rid of the
> legacy PPC burden. Niche architectures are exactly what secondary
> architectures are for.

Servers are moving to ARM as well, HP and Dell for example:

We could guess RHEL 7 will build on the ARM development in Fedora.

And I personally would really like to run something that's not x86.


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