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Re: i386 baseline issue for Go packages in Bookworm

On Sat, Apr 17, 2021 at 10:32:26PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> 1) decide "the i386 architecture is for retrocomputing" and disable
> building on it for packages that can't run on retro hardware, or 
> 2) decide "the i386 architecture is for the legacy software" and raise the
> baseline to match the amd64 one,
> Or we could make two architectures, I guess.

Two architectures would be a *huge* effort with little benefit.

With rare exceptions,[1] doing 1) automatically provides 2)
until the year 2038 becomes a real problem for 2) in any case.


[1] There are a handful "32bit-only and really needs SSE2" packages.

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