meaning of i386?
dennis at ausil.us
Fri May 11 02:22:53 UTC 2012
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On Thu, 10 May 2012 11:44:44 -0500
Matyas Selmeci <matyas at cs.wisc.edu> wrote:
> I'm wondering about the meaning of the arch i386. Is it just a label,
> or are i386 packages still compiled to only use instructions that a
> 386 had? And if the latter, how come?
> -Matyas Selmeci
32 bit x86 use i386 as the basearch in yum, its what $baseach in the
mirrorlists resolves to all it means today in fedora land is 32 bit x86.
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