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Re: Jakub's Recommendations for ia32 Support



>> > Just a note, I believe that the ia32 support should "concentrate" on
>> > netbooks (So Intel Atom), those are the only new things on the market
>> > that can't run x86_64, and the userbase of those will just grow and
>> > every percent of extra performance will make many people happy.
>>
>> So we should ignore OLPC that is deploying 100's of thousands all
>> running Fedora?
>
> Modest proposal: OLPC might benefit from running its own koji instance
> and effectively going the secondary arch route.  -Os -march=geode, etc.
> Given how close it is to mainline x86 it's unlikely to have funky
> compilation failures, and it has to branch a non-trivial number of
> packages anyway.

Actually the forked packages now are pretty minimal. I think there's
currently around a dozen, with the move the F11 that will be even
less. The major fork is the kernel but other than that most of the
forks are to slim down deps.

Peter


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