Do we need this junk?

Ed Schouten ed at
Fri Apr 6 14:23:28 UTC 2007

* Nikolas Britton <nikolas.britton at> wrote:
> Well based on the stats I've posted maybe it's time to split FreeBSD
> i386 into two platforms, one for embedded/legacy systems and one for
> modern systems? The needs for each type of system are diametrically
> opposed, and the modern ones make up the majority of deployed systems.
> Perhaps FreeBSD i786 or IA32, with the minimum target being a
> Willamette based Pentium 4, aka SSE2?

So what's the practical advantage of that? That would only break stuff.
Compiling a kernel without these options practically does the same

 Ed Schouten <ed at>
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