Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Wed 4th Apr 2012 06:45 UTC
Fedora Core "The ARM architecture is growing in popularity and is expected to expand its reach beyond the mobile and 'small embedded' device space that it currently occupies. Over the next few years, we are likely to see ARM servers and, potentially, desktops. Fedora has had at least some ARM support for the last few years, but always as a secondary architecture, which meant that the support lagged that of the two primary architectures (32 and 64-bit x86) of the distribution. Recently, though, there has been discussion of 'elevating' ARM to a primary architecture, but, so far, there is lots of resistance to a move like that."
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RE: Comment by EvaTheDog
by c0m47053 on Wed 4th Apr 2012 08:10 UTC in reply to "Comment by EvaTheDog"
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Easy decision for me. If they make ARM the primary architecture, then I switch to a different distribution. Sitting two or three releases behind for a stable release is just not an option for me.

Whoever suggested this change needs their head examined. http://tinyurl.com/pxrfyp


Looking at the article, I don't think the discussion is whether to make ARM the primary architecture, but a primary architecture.

Fedora already officially have two primary level archtectures (x86 and x86_64) according to http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures so this would just be adding a third.

Edited 2012-04-04 08:11 UTC

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