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Re: i686 build of Fedora Core



On Wed, Jul 28, 2004 at 09:24:15PM +0200, Angelo wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
> >All the core packages are built i686 optimised.
> i see only kernel, glibc and openssl

_All_ the Fedora core packages are built i686 optimised

> >We just build them to be 686 optimised without using the tiny number of 
> >486 and higher instructions

So they run on i386 and are .i386.rpm but i686 optimised. The packages in
.i686 form are packages containing functionality that won't run on i386
and are carefully chosen because it matters in those packages alone that
i686 instructions can be used.

Alan



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