Fedora 23 Server: Fate of i686?

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Tue May 5 20:47:53 UTC 2015

On Tue, May 05, 2015 at 03:04:17PM -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> If that is the case, why are there no i686 builds? According to the
> Package Guidelines[1] "ExcludeArch should only be set when the
> architecture is not relevant for the package, the package is
> non-functional on the architecture, or the code does not compile
> cleanly for the architecture." Given that a lot of long-term
> packagers are working on Docker, I'd be surprised to learn that not
> building it on i686 is accidental.

Some combination of "not relevant" and "non-functional", in that Docker
images as envisioned and provided by Docker upstream have no concept of
architecture and are always x86_64.

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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