Thursday, June 12, 2014

Re: [fedora-arm] ExcludeArch tracker doesn't appear to be effective

On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 11:39:00AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > grub2
> ARM (32 bit) boots using u-boot. Aarch64 machines will boot using
> grub2 (or is that grub2-efi? - you know better than I do :-)

This one's purely excluded from 32-bit ARM. The source package is grub2
regardless of the firmware interface used.

> (3) Out of 15000 packages, only about 100 don't build on ARM, and
> there are at most 50 missing bugs to fully comply with policy.

I didn't go through the list of FTBFS to figure out whether there are
other cases, but yeah, the situation certainly isn't dreadful.

Matthew Garrett |
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