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Re: [opensuse-factory] Topics for tomorrow's dist meeting
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 10:50:51 +0200
  • Message-id: <m34pu8eh04.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
>
>> On Wednesday 11 October 2006 19:13, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>>> We have so far two compiler optimization topics:
>>>
>>> * Building for i686 in the future (Bug 186074)
>>
>> Hell, yeah!!
>>
>> Who's installing SUSE on Pentium I nowadays?
>
> Machines I have running currently
>
> - Toshiba laptop with a P233MMX (service console)
> - HP Vectra 486/66. (firewall)
>
>
> It looks like you guys have finished this discussion anyway, but I'll
> add my bit anyway: it seems to me that the actual advantages of going
> for i686-only are questionable and at best minor, whereas the actual
> disadvantages of doing so are quite real and not so minor. I vote for
> sticking to i586.

That's the same conclusion we came to in our meeting, see the minutes,

Andreas
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