RFC: Primary architecture promotion requirements
jkeating at redhat.com
Wed Mar 21 17:46:01 UTC 2012
On 3/21/12 10:36 AM, Brendan Conoboy wrote:
> The main place I see ARM emulation being useful is in allowing any
> packager with an x86 host to boot a simulated ARM host to resolve build
> failures in their package. That's not ideal- ideal is every package
> owner has an ARM system they can use, but it's perhaps a starting point.
> If other people have feedback on this point I'd be interested to hear
> their take on it. I think a combination of ARM emulation and providing
> a network-accessible set of test machines will go along way toward
> giving packagers what they need and plan to update the proposal to say
> so, subject to the feedback we get on this point.
Arm emulation would go a long way toward validating produced install
images too. Those of us that validate x86 images depend heavily on KVM
and the like.
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