[Dev] Fwd: Deprecation of i686
fauno at endefensadelsl.org
Tue May 30 16:23:53 GMT 2017
Megver83 <megver83 at openmailbox.org> writes:
> Hi, as you may know, in November Arch drops i686 support, and I was
> thinking about doing the same. Is not that I'm against of maintaining
> it, because if that's what the community wishes, I have no problem
> about. As we know, there are plenty of distros that are still available
> for i686 (free ones and non-free ones), and as x64 PCs are much more
> than 32-bits ones (we could do a survey maybe?) I start to understand
> the reason of dropping the support for this architecture.
> so, what do you think?
maybe we could check repo logs to see how many downloads i686 packages
have? we have mirrors though, so it may not be useful data...
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