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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12



Josh Boyer, Mon, 15 Jun 2009 15:28:04 -0400:
>>Another option would be to retain the current i586 support, and add the
>>i686+SSE2 as a new primary arch, with an eye towards depreciating the
>>current x32 support down the road.  There would seem to be less initial
>>pain involved here, and everyone would get what they want :)
> 
> No, there would be lots of additional pain.  Now you as a package
> maintainer would have to wait for i586, i686, x86_64, ppc, and ppc64. 
> Then we'd have to compose repos for them, and iso, and testing, and
> updates, and...

Well, much more interesting question IMHO is why we keep ppc? Did anybody 
know numbers about these (I am sorry, i got lost in smolt website, so I 
was not able to collect data from there)?

Matěj


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