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Re: Defaulting to i686 for the Debian i386 architecture

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> As another data point, I have a customer which uses Debian on Vortex86
> based CPU and they are actually selling small embedded computers based on
> this CPU to various manufacturers (for production monitoring purpose).
> So there are current use cases where 586 support is still required. That
> said I'm not opposing the change as we have 5 years of jessie lifetime
> left and in this kind of usage, it's really stable that matters. And in 5
> years, DM&P (the vortex cpu manufacturer) will probably have upgraded
> its CPU.

I wonder if contacting DM&P about that upgrade is feasible and a good idea.



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