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02/02: website: Add post for the aarch64 donation.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: 02/02: website: Add post for the aarch64 donation.
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:46:14 -0500 (EST)

civodul pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guix-artwork.

commit c4db676c9d21706c7336d017a2c70a576f856067
Author: Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden>
Date:   Thu Jan 25 22:40:11 2018 +0100

    website: Add post for the aarch64 donation.
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+title: aarch64 build machines donated
+date: 2018-01-25 22:00
+author: Ludovic Courtès
+tags: ARM, Build farm
+Good news!  We got a present for our build farm in the form of two
+SoftIron OverDrive 1000 aarch64 machines donated by ARM Holdings.  One
+of them is already running behind our new build farm, which distributes
+binaries from ``, and the other one should be
+operational soon.
+The OverDrive has 4 cores and 8 GiB of RAM.  It comes in a fancy
+VCR-style case, which looks even more fancy with the obligatory
+![An OverDrive 1000 with its fancy Guix 
+A few months ago we reported on the [status of the aarch64
+which was already looking good.  The latest
+include a pre-built binary tarball of Guix for aarch64.
+Until now though, the project’s official build farms were not building
+aarch64 binaries.  Consequently, Guix on aarch64 would build everything
+from source.  We are glad that this is about to be fixed.  We will need
+to expand our build capacity for this architecture and for ARMv7 as
+well, and [you too can help](!
+Thanks to ARM Holdings and in particular to Richard Henwood for
+contributing to our build infrastructure!
+#### About GNU Guix
+[GNU Guix]( is a transactional package
+manager for the GNU system.  The Guix System Distribution or GuixSD is
+an advanced distribution of the GNU system that relies on GNU Guix and
+[respects the user's
+In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports
+transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management,
+per-user profiles, and garbage collection.  Guix uses low-level
+mechanisms from the Nix package manager, except that packages are
+defined as native [Guile]( modules,
+using extensions to the [Scheme]( language.  GuixSD
+offers a declarative approach to operating system configuration
+management, and is highly customizable and hackable.
+GuixSD can be used on an i686, x86_64 and armv7 machines.  It is also
+possible to use Guix on top of an already installed GNU/Linux system,
+including on mips64el and aarch64.
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