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Re: Support for i386 builds of glibc?
On 03/04/2013 01:02 PM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Mar 2013, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> So the question I have to ask myself is: Are we willing to support
>> i386 builds of glibc? Why? Why not?
> At least for Linux (I don't know about Hurd), I don't think it has ever
> worked for NPTL (because of __sync_* operations that are only implemented
> for i486 and above), and since the Linux kernel has removed i386 support I
> don't think it would be worth trying to add such support back to glibc.
Thanks, that's enough rationale for me to consider i386 dead.
Would we want a hard error if you build with `-march=i386'?