[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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

On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 09:04:55AM -0400, David B Harris wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jun 2003 14:04:54 -0500
> Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@gwolf.cx> wrote:
> > And not only 80386 needs this - There is the Sparc64 port which would
> > also benefit from this (http://www.debian.org/ports/sparc/#64bit). If we
> > had support for subarchtectures, not only would the ix86 mess be able to
> > be split in many flavors (i.e. strict 386, 486 and up, 686, or whatever
> > you fancy). And I am sure this can somehow help maintain the non-Linux
> > ports - NetBSD gives us the potential to bring Debian to _many_ new
> > platforms. 
> No it doesn't. I've yet to even hear of an architecture that NetBSD runs
> on but which Linux doesn't. They just have a different definition of
> "architecture" than us. (ie: our "hppa" may be three or four arches to
> the NetBSD kernel folk.)

They support the vax, and openbsd (nearly) supports the m88k. The others
look (to me, I didn't look very hard) like their CPUs are supported


Reply to: