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Re: Making NPTL the default for FC3, vanilla i386 support



On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 03:36:27PM +0200, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> 
> > Winchip is pentium equivalent, cyrix above cyrix 386 is 486 equivalent.
> 
> No. Maybe almost but not exactly. Both (Cyrix P166 and WinChip 200) miss
> tsc and cmov. The missing tsc is what causes rpm to fail. Missing cmov
> might cause other problems. See
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=103078 .

Well, missing cmov is not a problem for NPTL (and shouldn't be for rpm
in FC3 either).
The thing is just that there has been only i686 NPTL built in FC1/2 and
RHL9/RHEL3.  And rpm linked against NPTL, therefore it used cmov.
When there is a i486 NPTL build, rpm can link against that.

	Jakub



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