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Bug#198158: architecture i386 isn't i386 anymore

On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 03:28:02PM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > Note that my idea was about patching the kernel that so the newer opcodes 
> > would be emulated in software.  Everything would still work even on a 386, 
> > just slower -- and the speed decrease can be removed by running apt-build.
> I don't see how that suggestion can possibly be taken seriously.  Very few
> i386 machines have the requisite disk space, memory, and swap space to build
> large applications in Debian today.
You do have a Pentium 17 10^38Mhz machine nearby, don't you?  Apt-build
doesn't even give the option of avoiding creation of .debs, and the bigger
machine is one scp (or two mcopys in an extreme case) away.

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