[arch-dev-public] i686 and SSE2

Andreas Radke andyrtr at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 28 17:19:59 UTC 2016

Am Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:10:30 +1000
schrieb Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:

> It would be "simple" to add an SSE2 detection hook into the filesystem
> package that aborts any pacman transaction attempting to install a
> list of packages on i686 systems without SSE2 support.  Is that a
> viable solution?
> Any other suggestions?
> Allan

Is there a list of the "increasing amount" of packages that require
SSE2? If this is still limited to a few packages I'd be fine with such
a SSE2 blocking hook for the time until we drop that architecture.

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