[CentOS-devel] Interested in IA64 build

James A. Peltier

jpeltier at sfu.ca
Sat May 22 16:28:10 UTC 2010

----- "Karanbir Singh" <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
| yes, I dont think we will have nearly as much traffic on these arch's
| to 
| merit putting them on the main mirror system.

I'd be willing to host the side arches as a mirror.  I'm already hosting Ubuntu, a soon to be full CentOS mirror and a soon to be Fedora Enchilada mirror
| > Probably the CentOS infrastructure team need to discuss this
| > as to where reference 'side architecture' CentOS builds will
| > 'live', outside the general mirroring
| good point, I've added it to the list of things.
| > Once I have a bootstrap into CentOS 5, and then 6 as time
| > indicates, it may well be possible to 'wire' a ground up
| > rebuild on the current CentOS builder and testing process, and
| > any future builds into that current process
| Sounds good! There is some work that Ray has been doing as well, and I
| think we should have install media for centos-5 out from there in the
| next few days. Let me collect packages and put them on dev.c.o. But
| you 
| raise an interesting point w.r.t 5 and 6 - at this stage, is it worth
| considering 6 to be a more productive target than 5 for arch's that
| will 
| be supported through to 6 ( ie, not ia64 ) ?

You are correct.  IMHO perhaps we should target the upcoming 6 packages.  When 6 is released we plan to go to it ASAP.  I'm already certifying the RHEL 6 platform for our environment using the RHEL 6 Beta software.

| > The unit also 'tweets' its progress at
| >           http://twitter.com/buildmonbot
| nice!

Very cool indeed. :)

James A. Peltier
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