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Re: i386 compatibility & libstdc++

On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 21:37, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le sam 26/04/2003 à 02:59, Matthew Palmer a écrit :
> > For the original problem, it surely should be possible to build 386 and 486+
> > versions of libstdc++ and include both in the distro, with linker magic (or
> > installer magic) to tell the difference?
> That would not be enough. We need specific versions of C++ applications
> for 386. Of course, only a few should be enough : python, apt, groff...
> but that is far from an empty list. That's why dropping i386 completely
> and provide an i386 subset of the distribution seems reasonable.

Agreed.  It seems to me though that we've just traded one problem (i386)
for another: our poor archive categorization.

How to define this distribution subset?

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