Re: dpkg-cross, dpkg-architecture and arch names
(removed CC to debian-arm because win32 is off-topic there)
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:03:43AM -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 12:44:31PM +0100, Volker Grabsch wrote:
> > While "linux-i386" in Debian currently means "i486",
> > a "w32-i386" should stand for "i586".
> Why? Win NT 3.x ran fine on a 386 (with enough ram), and many windows
> 32bit systems ran on 486's. Perhaps Win 2k or XP requires a pentium
> class (not sure when they changed). Are older windows versions
> automatically of no interest?
As a matter of fact, the Debian mingw32 package is a cross compiler
for i586-mingw32msvc. So we have to deal with it anyways.
Ron, could you explain why you chose i586 instead of i486 for your
Debian mingw32 package, please?