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Re: Alpha Source Code?
From: Dialup Jon Norstog (thursdayallidaho.com)
Date: Mon Dec 06 2004 - 15:53:49 CST
To the list,
Thanks for the insight, especially Mike's long and detailed explanation.
OpenOfficeOrg's sources seem to be platform-specific. Based on what you all
said, I decided to try building OO from the fedora SRPM, which I am
downloading at a torrential 4k/sec as I write.
Let's see what happens.
Allidaho LLC (http://www.allidaho.com)
---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Mike A. Harris" <mharrisredhat.com>
To: Linux and Red Hat on Alpha processors <axp-listredhat.com>
Sent: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 13:30:07 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: Alpha Source Code?
> On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, Dialup Jon Norstog wrote:
> >To the list, and particularly the Alpha Core guys:
> >Did you use the AMD64-bit source code, or the i86 sources? I was thinkin about
> >taking a crack at compiling open office if I don't have to mess around with
> >the sources too much.
> >Or is it the same source code?
> This may or may not be relevant to your question, but I think it
> may shed some light on how Fedora Core is developed anyway...
> Fedora Core is developed internally at Red Hat on 7 different
> architectures simultaneously. Every single RPM package that gets
> built in our internal "rawhide" collection instance, is
> automatically built on all 7 architectures. The architectures
> If the build fails on any one of these architectures, the
> buildsystem terminates the build on all of the others
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