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Proposal: Let's drop i386


On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 08:42:49PM +0200, Ole Streicher wrote:
> Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at hsivonen.fi> writes:
> > If 32-bit x86 support becomes mainly a thing that's run on x86_64
> > hardware as a compatibility measure for things like Wine, it would
> > make sense to bring the instruction set baseline to the x86_64 level.
> > Specifically, it would make sense to compile the 32-bit x86 packages
> > with SSE2 unconditionally enabled.
> 
> There is already an x32 ABI port in Debian (and I thought it also was in
> Ubuntu at some time?)

x32 has never been in Ubuntu.  But in any case x32 is an entirely
different ABI, which is unrelated to the ISA baseline selected for i386.

-- 
Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]