On 06/17/2009 11:10 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>> - We are likely doing a mass rebuild for F-12 anyways, might
as well switch
>> while we're doing it
> That's a pretty poor justification.
The common complaint leveled about doing it was "why go to the extra effort".
If we're doing a mass rebuild, it's essentailly zero extra effort.
"extra effort" referred to a secondary arch probably more so than mass
>> - Atom is the only currently produced 32-bit x86 chip of note; optimize
>> for what's currently available
> There are also lots of other chips that people run 32 bit x86 code on.
> I don't think Atom is a majority percentage of 32 bix x86 Fedora users
See the Fedora Foundations  and Objectives  page. If we're truly
about being on the leading edge, being innovative, etc., the main target
of Fedora should be current hardware, even if older hardware is still
supported. The only *current* 32-bit x86 hardware is Atom. (And Nano, I
Nano is 64bit with virt.
BTW, anyone tested these yet with Fedora?