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

On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 12:37:21PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 09:11:41PM +0200, Cyrille Chepelov wrote:
> > 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...
> While we're at it, I fail to see the logic of removing support for i386
> while we still support m68k.

Because there are m68k maintainers and m68k boxes with enough disk-space
and memory to buildall the packages. And a 68060 should be a match for
low-end pentiums, should it not ?


Sven Luther

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