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Proposal: Let's drop i386


On 13 May 2018 at 21:13, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> hi,
> Am Sonntag, den 13.05.2018, 14:33 -0400 schrieb Jeremy Bicha:
>> 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
>>
>
> note that today the ability of executing 32bit snaps on top of amd64 is
> achieved via the installation of libc6:i386 inside the core snap ...
>
> with the i386 archive gone we'd need a new solution here ...

Which is to install libc6-i386:amd64 package no? Is this an all snap
system? Do you have any other :i386 packages installed? Imho, it may
make sense to switch to using libc6-i386:amd64 in core / on all-snap
systems.

-- 
Regards,

Dimitri.