[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?

Hoyt Duff hoytduff at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 19:37:47 CEST 2010

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Florian Hubold <doktor5000 at arcor.de> wrote:

> I think we should stay with plain old i586, but the mageia-light
> thing sounds like a nice idea, i must say. We should not do what fedora
> has done and abandon support for those older cpus at the cost
> of what? 1% performance gain? C'mon ...

I'm coming in late on the conversation, but if Mageia-light is a
minimal distro compiled for use on i386, there should be a package of
basic build scripts and dependencies to d/l and compile any Magia
package from *src.rpm with the appropriate compiler flags.


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