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Re: i386 compatibility & libstdc++

Ben Collins wrote:

> I bet someone would rebuild base+some extras using i386 target compiler
> and make it available, if Debian did that. They would probably serve a
> few hundred users total, at best. I don't think it would be too much to
> expect debian-i386 to become a side-project.

debian-i386 could be a much smaller distro, too. Is anyone really
running XFree86 4.2 or similarly heavyweight programs on such ancient

The slowest machine I ever work with these days is an old Pentium-90 with
32 MB RAM. I won't even put X on that anymore, though it did have X back
when it was my only Linux machine.


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