cygwin-inst-20000304 query

DJ Delorie
Tue Mar 7 16:20:00 GMT 2000

> Does this mean that some programs wont run on CPUs pre 686 (ie. 386,
486, > 586) ?

The target name doesn't affect that at all.  It's just a name.

> Will getting rid of it make it harder to support multiple hosts
> using a shared file server ?

No, because the admin can install it in an H-* subdirectory if they
want to.

> Do we ?  I don't know that.  How can and i586 be the same as an i686 ?

An i586 is not the same as an i686, but i586-pc-cygwin32 is the same
target as i686-pc-cygwin.  They're just names that mean "cygwin".

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