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Re: Features/ArchitectureSupport - changing what we build for



On Friday 30 January 2009 03:09:00 pm Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Friday, 30 January 2009 at 21:35, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Kevin Fenzi (kevin scrye com) said, in the FESCo meeting summary:
> > > * Architecture Support
> > >   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ArchitectureSupport
> > >
> > >   FESCo tabled this to revisit this next week. There were questions
> > >   about OLPC support and LSTP client machines. Discussion to continue
> > >   on fedora-devel list.
> >
> > As a followup to the discussion on compiler flags, this feature was
> > written up to describe a plan for what to do overall about what
> > architectures we support. The main points are:
> >
> > - install x86_64 kernel on 32-bit OS where appropriate
> > - install PAE kernel on other 32-bit OS installs where appropriate
> > - build only i686 and above for Fedora
>
> There's going to be some screaming from VIA C3 and AMD K6 users about this.
>
> Regards,
> R.

Also breaks support for original pentium (i586) CPUs. My router will be 
perpetually stuck at Fedora 10, I guess.

Regards,
-- 
Conrad Meyer <konrad tylerc org>


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