GCC support for i386

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Tue Aug 13 03:37:49 UTC 2013

On 08/13/2013 05:22 AM, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Ralf Corsepius
> <ralf.corsepius at rtems.org> wrote:
>> On 08/12/2013 09:57 AM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> there was some lobbying against the deprecation of the i386 support of
>>> GCC:
>>> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2012-12/msg00132.html
>>> Is this really justified?  Why does the RTEMS project need the i386?  We
>>> should not make the life of GCC developers harder than necessary.
>> It's a lost fight - The i386 is dead in GCC for a long time and was broken
>> for even longer, it's just that nonbody around here noticed.
> The fact no one noticed is perhaps a deeper problem for us than the
> issue of i386 support.
Well, my interpretation: These days, nobody uses an i386.

The original thread (http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2012-12/msg00079.html) 
indicates the same.


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