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Bug#823544: dpkg: Won't run at all on i586 Pentium MMX due to illegal instruction

Ben Hutchings:
> On Sat, 2016-06-18 at 06:19 +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have committed an initial draft in [r11219].  Review welcome.
>> Do we have any trivial way of detecting whether a given i586 CPU will be
>> supported?  I am thinking a small shell snippet that an end-user can run
>> that will give an "Yes" or "No" answer.
> if grep -q '^flags.*\bfpu\b.*\btsc\b.*\bcx8\b.*\bcmov\b' /proc/cpuinfo; then
> 	echo Yes
> else
> 	echo No
> fi
> Ben.

Thanks :) I have added it to the release notes.


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