[RULE] Thread on fedora-devel about dropping i486 support

M. Fioretti mfioretti
Sat Jun 5 13:45:51 EEST 2004

On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 12:08:40 PM +0200, C David Rigby
 cdrigby at 9online.fr  wrote:
> From reading the thread, it seems that the core issue is that Fedora
> wishes to move exclusively to the use of NPTL (Native POSIX
> Threading Library).  The 486 architecture can support it, the 386
> cannot.  So, continuing to track FC means that we have to also
> eventually drop support for 386 machines. In particular, from that
> discussion it seems to be that rpm already compiles against NPTL and
> thus is going to be problematic for us to use in an installer that
> must run on a 386.
> Am I understanding this correctly?

As far as I can understand (please somebody more expert confirm this)
yes, thanks for the nice summary.

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