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Re: i486 base architecture



On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, William M. Quarles wrote:

> Earlier this year on this list several of us were discussing the
> possibility of adjustments being made to the architecture optimizations
> of the Fedora Core packages.  One of the suggestions thrown around that
> had zero opposition was changing the base architecture from i386 to
> i486.  Why has this not been done?  This is especially poignant since
> Fedora Core 1 finally broke i386 compatibility with its kernel.

Lots of pain for little gain (especially if we're just moving to i486 as
the base arch).

-- Elliot


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