[CentOS] Re: [Fwd: Re: [CentOS-announce] Release for CentOS-5.2 i386 and x86_64]

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Jun 25 21:45:11 UTC 2008

on 6-25-2008 12:26 PM Farkas Levente spake the following:
> may here someone can answer me...
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [CentOS-announce] Release for CentOS-5.2 i386 and x86_64
> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:31:20 +0200
> From: Farkas Levente <lfarkas at lfarkas.org>
> To: The CentOS developers mailing list. 
> <centos-devel at centos.org>
> References: <4860E6EB.5000906 at centos.org>
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-5.2 
>> for the i386 and x86_64 Architectures.
>> CentOS-5.2 is based on the upstream release EL 5.2.0, and includes 
>> packages from all variants including Server and Client. All upstream 
>> repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end 
>> users to work with. And the option to further enable external 
>> repositories at install time is now available in the installer. Please 
>> note that adding non distro repositories might impact system RAM 
>> requirements at install time. Refer to the CentOS Release Notes for 
>> CentOS 5.2 for more details.
>> Further Arch support for PowerPC, IA64 and Sparc are planned and will 
>> be released soon. These arch's will follow the existing pattern of 
>> release to Beta first, and then to Final.
> does this means centos team are working on a sparc release again? since
> the upstream provider (afaik) has not a sparc support (the latest
> aurora/fedora development team working on it may be in f10).
It might mean that the CentOS team is looking for spirited volunteers with 
more time then they need to help/take charge of the other arches.

It takes much of the main group's time just keeping up with i386 and x86-64.
The project would also need build servers and test servers, and did I say 

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