[arch-dev-public] Shadowing i686, round 1
ike.devolder at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 18:50:05 UTC 2017
On Thu, Jan 05, 2017 at 10:08:31PM +0100, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> 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.
Let us just choose a i686 EOL date. Hardly anyone is using Arch i686
anymore and even less are testing if something works.
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