[CentOS-devel] EPEL and i686

Fri Jan 24 23:00:49 UTC 2014
Todd Rinaldo <toddr at cpanel.net>

On Jan 24, 2014, at 4:29 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:

> On 01/24/2014 10:26 PM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>> On 01/25/2014 12:13 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> Whats the plan for EPEL i686 / EL7 ? Does anyone know if there is even
>>> going to be a multilib attempt or is everything going to stay x86_64 clean ?
>> they build for x86_64 and ppc64 only,
> So then the question is - what is the process to enable i686 there ( or,
> do we then need to own all of EPEL - atleast some subset ) locally if we
> are going to attempt a i686 CentOS build ?
> - KB

Could I ask what the use case is for i386 support? I know that the pointers are smaller but memory is cheap. Is this a speed or a hardware or a can it be done goal?