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Re: Dropping/splitting (proper) i386 support

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 05:49:08PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Sven Luther writes:
> > In truth, the simplest solution has no technical problems, and is only
> > limited by storage size and mirror bandwith. Nothing is stoping us from
> > letting the i386 arch as is, and simply creating a new arch.
> Unfortunately this does not work. libstdc++5 (and possibly dependent
> binaries) use an i486 instruction.
What about kernel emulation of the instruction? Given that it's a
locking instruction this may not be trivial, but it could be another option.


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