ARM as a primary architecture

Brendan Conoboy blc at
Thu Mar 22 03:05:12 UTC 2012

On 03/21/2012 07:50 PM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> But there are x86 CPUs with more than 4 cores, and multi-CPU SMP systems
> which still present themselves as one (multi-CPU/core) computer. IIRC, our
> x86 Koji builders have 16 cores per machine (might be even more by now, not
> sure).

Hypothetically speaking, if presented with an ARM system that builds 
packages, on average, 3x faster than x86, will you advocate that x86 be 
dropped to secondary and ARM be PA exclusively?  Sure it's hypothetical, 
but if that one variable changes, how does your position change?

Brendan Conoboy / Red Hat, Inc. / blc at

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