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Re: i586 debian port?

How about a port that was mostly symbolic links except for key packages
and libraries. Developers who were interested in this concept could build
packages at their option.

On Thu, Dec 31, 1998 at 07:59:42AM -0800, Aaron Van Couwenberghe wrote:
> I was just wondering, has there been talk of doing a debian GNU/Linux i586
> port via pentium optimizing compilers?
> 	This should be a fairly simple project (involving mostly
> downloading/building packages with a different gcc) - it would also be the
> first project of its kind.
> Also, there are so many gcc's around. Can someone make clear this
> distinction to me? As far as I know, pgcc and egcs are separate projects to
> modify gcc and g++ (I don't know g++'s numbering). Where goes gcc
> 2.8 come in? How is its purpose different from 2.7?
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