RFC: Primary architecture promotion requirements

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 16:37:10 UTC 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 5:34 PM, Brendan Conoboy <blc at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 03/20/2012 09:21 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> That said, I considera cross-building environment for secondary arch to
>> be inevitable, which would at least help for the class of issues, I am
>> referring to above.
> I'm a big fan of cross compilation, but introducing it into Fedora in order
> to support ARM seems unlikely to succeed for too many reasons to go into.

The reasons are? ....

>  Let's figure out how to make native compilation work *better*, how to make
> koji work *better* when more architectures are involved than just x86.

The hardware is way slower ... so we can just build on faster hardware
(x86_64). Which is the only sane way to do it.
Trying to build on ARM directly is kind of a gimmick but nothing one
can seriously use to build a whole operating system. (Yes it works but
it is way to slow).

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