Re: eliminating -source packages
Perhaps my message wasn't entirely clear. What I'm talking about is:
$ export DEBIAN_CC_FLAGS="-O2 -mcpu=i686"
$ apt-get upgrade-source
gcc -O2 -mcpu=i686 -o foo.o foo.c
I'm *not* trying to bring up the "why don't we optimize for i686 instead?!?"
thread - it's already been beaten to death (and I 100% agree with the
reasoning behind sticking to i386).
On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 03:04:17AM -0700, Jim Lynch <firstname.lastname@example.org> spake forth:
> What you describe is called an "architecture", and it would be alongside i386
> and alpha, etc. Your suggestion would call for the creation of the arch "i686"
> and packages would be separately be compiled for that arch.
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