Google Plans a PC Operating System

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Thu Jul 9 19:36:11 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 02:07:28AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   amusingly, i wanted to see the "chromium" browser in action on my
> f11 x86_64 laptop, so i went looking for a fedora rpm.  i could find
> it only in i586 form, which would have required installing a buttload
> of i586 rpms for no good reason.
>   so i grabbed the source rpm and tried to build it for x86_64 -- epic
> fail, since the spec file architectures are only arm and ix86.  in
> short, i can't get a native x86_64 build of that browser.  what's up
> with *that*?

Only linux users, server operators and a few hardcode gamers have realized
we have 64bit machines available. :)

Oh and maybe content creation folks (3D graphics/rendering) and some
CAD users.

Len Sorensen
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