Fedora multi-arch

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Thu Sep 13 03:30:20 UTC 2012

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:59:16 -0700 (PDT)
> Henrique Junior <henriquecsj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Fedora multi-arch [1] is a
>> good idea that is not receiving the emphasis it should. In fact, most
>> people do not even know it exists and I wonder why not give a little
>> more emphasis on this download option. maybe adding one more entry in
>> "Formats" when downloading[2] .
>> What do you think?
> ...
> so, if we are going to make them, they should get tested, produced and
> distributed (including signed checksums) like every other image we
> produce. IMHO.

In F17 signed checksums were added.

In F18 they should be tested if all goes well.


Distributing them in the same way as other images has some issues due
to the large amount of additional space that would require on mirrors.
I think it would be nice to advertise them somewhere on get-fedora and
on the verify page as well.


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