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Re: [opensuse] Missing i686 packages from download.opensuse.org
  • From: "Brett I. Holcomb" <brettholcomb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 10:44:51 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612091044.51941.brettholcomb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Okay. Thanks. I'll stop worrying about it <G>.

On Saturday 09 December 2006 09:05, Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
> Brett I. Holcomb wrote:
> > On Saturday 09 December 2006 04:28, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >> Why do you need i686? (Ok, there are a few like glibc.) i586 works for
> >> everyone.
> >
> > That's a question I've wondered about - If we have a 686 system wouldn't
> > the 686 packages be better than the 586?
>
> I have read here the difference is so slight that it isn't worth it for
> most packages. Some packages do benefit to be sure, but they are few in
> number.
>
>
> --
> Joe Morris
> Registered Linux user 231871

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