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Proposal: Let's drop i386


On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 02:33:08PM -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 1:57 PM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > IIRC Steam is also relevant, and I guess that would involve talking to
> > Valve?
> 
> I think our users would be better served by Steam becoming a Snap. I
> have more explanation at https://launchpad.net/bugs/1759715
> 
> I suppose that could be done for Wine too although Wine doesn't
> currently have the unsolved maintenance challenges that Steam does.

Would this involve building with -m32 rather than shipping copies of
i386 packages from the archive?  (If the former, I agree that that would
help with this class of problem.  If the latter, it would at best defer
the problem for a few years.)

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Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]