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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12 (#2)



On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 2:31 PM, James Hubbard<jameshubbard gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Jeff Spaleta<jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 2:28 PM, James Hubbard<jameshubbard gmail com> wrote:
>>> Trying to berate people into using x86_64 as I've seen in this and
>>> other threads has gotten annoying.
>>
>> Berate? I'm not trying to berate anyone. What I am trying to do is get
>> a handle on how to potentially mitigate as much as possible avoidable
>> impact associated with an architecture policy change if and when it
>> happens.  If running 32bit Fedora on 64bit hardware is widespread, any
>> substantial change in policy with regard to 32bit maybe more
>> disruptive than we originally realize.  Hmm, I wonder does smolt give
>> any relevant info as to my question. Can smolt tell give me an
>> indication of the percentage of 64bit capable systems which are
>> running 32bit Fedora? Hmm.
>
> Sorry,  I'm not saying you specifically.  There have a been a far
> number of messages in which tone has seemed to be that you have to use
> x86_64 if you have hardware.
>
> My apologies.

s/have to/should/

Unless you have a specific reason not do so.


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