i686 kernel bug priority plan

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 10:40:46 UTC 2015


On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 11:38 AM, Jared K. Smith
<jsmith at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 8:50 AM, Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at redhat.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> we should strongly consider demoting i686 to secondary architecture
>> for installation media at the Fedora 23 branch point (about six months
>> from now).
>
>
> Is this intended only for 32-bit kernels on x86-based processors, or for
> other 32-bit platforms such as ARM as well?  It'd be a shame to see arm7hl
> support demoted to secondary arch, especially when there's a strong group of
> contributors actively working on issues, and Aarch64 hardware is still
> reasonably hard to obtain.

i686 has nothing to do with ARM. So when someone says "i686" he/she
means "32bit x86".


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