On Sun, 2011-05-15 at 21:48 +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: > On Sun, 15 May 2011, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: > > On Sun, 15 May 2011, Mike Hommey wrote: > > > I'm wondering. Is the project at large aware that we're not building for > > > i486, but for i586 ? That even the maintainer doesn't know why for > > > > No. And unless we got a bug report form an i486 user, our users > > probably didn't notice it either. > > I used Debian on some embedded computers based on this processor: > http://www.vortex86sx.com > > cat /proc/cpuinfo reports "486" > > But I have not tried Squeeze yet. So it's possible that other users have > not found the problem yet. The kernel in 'lenny' was broken on 486 for 6 months after release (#515982). I think any claim that Debian supports 486-class processors is more of an aspiration. What maintainer has the time to test on such antiques regularly? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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