11.3.0: Share repos across arches -

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Thu Jul 28 20:09:06 EDT 2011

On 28 July 2011 19:00, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> One topic for 11.3.0 is whether to maintain separate repos for x86 and
> arm platforms, or to share the repos and count on proper 'arch' being
> set on rpms so that OOB pulls the right package.
> If we keep them separate,
>  - we'll want to sync noarch packages
>  - we'll want a script to check that binary packages are in sync

I didn't know that you could combine packages from different arches in
the same repo. If that works, I think its the most sensible option.

> if we mash them together...
>  - repo size will grow - possibly a minor concern re repo metadata
>  - bootfw needs to get its arch sorted - how do we currently sort xo-1
> vs xo-1.5 bootfw?
>  - any other concern???

You will need to create a separate xo-1.75 repo for kernel and bootfw,
which is exclusive to XO-1.75 builds. This mirrors XO-1 and XO-1.5.


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