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Re: [alpine-devel] Alpine and armv7

From: Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:50:33 +0300

On Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:43:02 +0300
Timo Teräs <timo.teras_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Sep 2018, 16.47 Natanael Copa, <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
> wrote:
>
> > > _at_ncopa What do you think?
> >
> > I am in favor of this too. Do we need add armv7 while keeping armhf
> > as armv6? Or can we simply replace the current armhf build with
> > armv7? Then the triplet would correspond better with debian, if i
> > understand things correctly.
> >
>
> Let's keep armhf still for a while. I suggest we bootstrap armv7 on
> x86-64 and start new builder edge/armv7. Once all builds, we can poll
> how many still need armhf.
>
> And yes armv7 is more common now than armhf. Raspbian originally was
> armhf equivalent. Rpi1 was the only major benefiter.
>
> I can bootstrap armv7 packages. And put them somewhere.
>
> Meanwhile, we probably want to patch aports to change all arch places
> from armhf to armhf+armv7, or potentially add "arm" as umbrella for
> all the 32bit arm builds and change armhf to that. Maybe someone can
> do that while I prepare the initial package set cross built.

Initial bootstrap build completed.

Packages are at:
http://dev.alpinelinux.org/~tteras/armv7/

Let's start a new edge builder using those.

Timo


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