[arch-dev-public] Shadowing i686, round 1

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 5 21:08:31 UTC 2017

On 2016-12-28 20:52, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> On 2016-12-12 21:51, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
>> Let's see where we end up this time.
> Round 2. It is apparent that majority of packagers participating in
> discussion are for or not strongly against dropping i686.
> I guess no time frame will be good enough for some people, but I don't
> want to rush too much. Although I agree with Gerardo that we should cut
> out i686 from archiso, maybe starting from January build.
> About definitive end of i686 support, I think 9 months from now is
> enough time to migrate existing installations to some different
> distribution.
> What parts of our infrastructure will need to be upgraded to reflect
> that? dbscripts, ABS (which sounds like another candidate for dropping
> but let's talk about it another time) and devtools?
> Bartłomiej

Friendly reminder what I'm going to push through if nobody opposes.


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