On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 02:29:34PM +0200, Liviu Damian wrote: > >So far I have about 80% of Fedora Core 6 built for ARM, and with some > >minor gcc/glibc patching, it's been working pretty well for me so far. > >I suspect that the same patches applied to RHEL5 will produce a working > >version of RHEL5 for ARM without much effort. > > RHEL5 is indeed based on Fedora Core 6, but has many patches and > improvements. I'd suggest you to grab RHEL5 Beta 2 (install cd's + > sources) and start rebuilding I downloaded the ISO a couple of days ago and will try to start building stuff soon. > and removing the Red Hat branding. You can register for a free RHN > trial account and grab the isos. IIRC I just grabbed it off their ftp site. > >I wonder what steps are necessary and what the criteria to become an > >"official" CentOS arch port, apart from (obviously!) producing a set > >of RPMS. > > I'm can't give you a certain answer because I'm not a CentOS > developer, but AFAIK you need to remove all Red Hat logos, > copywrights, etc and since Red Hat is not supporting the ARM > architecture, I'm afraid your port will not be as official as you > wish... I'm not very interested in doing an official RHEL5 arm port, I'm interested in porting CentOS 5 (whenever it comes out) to the ARM architecture and have ARM be an official CentOS arch.