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Re: Bug#198158: architecture i386 isn't i386 anymore

Le Fri, Jun 20, 2003, à 07:15:45PM +0200, Sebastian Kapfer a écrit:

> > but dropping all Pentiums until Pentium II generation
> > seems completely foolish. I hope I misunderstood your message.
> I'd drop the sub-pentiums (i.e. 386 and 486) entirely. Not that my vote
> would count...

Hmmm. Until all of glibc, the kernel and gcc deprecate and discard support
for 386 and 486, I'd love if I could keep my home edgge router running the
way it is thank you very much (and I'm happy with the great job the Security
Team is doing). Not that the flea market value of a Pentium Classic is that 
high nowadays, but why fix what works? I thought Free Software was above 
planned obsolescence...

(note that if there is a compelling technical reason for forking i386 into
i386-proper and i686, I'm happy with it. Have you seen it? I haven't so far.)

	-- Cyrille


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