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Proposal: Let's drop i386


On 10.05.2018 00:12, Walter Lapchynski wrote:
> On 2018-05-09 14:54, Oliver Grawert wrote:
>> Am Mittwoch, den 09.05.2018, 16:07 -0400 schrieb Bryan Quigley:
>>> Less and less non-amd64-compatible i386 hardware is available for
>>> consumers to buy today from anything but computer part recycling
>>> centers. 
>> i386 is still very popular in the embedded and industrial world
> 
> From what I know, the vast majority of current devices in these worlds
> are not i386/x86, but more likely arm. 32-bit, yes, but not i386.
> 
>> while i agree that installer images for it should go away since they
>> actually generate noticeable extra work in testing and QA
> 
> As I understood it, that was what this was about.
> 
>> i386 packages in the archive is something we get for free from debian
> 
> Agreed.

I have never seen yours or Olivers name recently fixing i386 and autopkg test
failures.  Should be easily to do for you, it's free, and there's no work involved.