i386 version in future ?
emorrasg at yahoo.es
Thu Sep 29 14:43:05 UTC 2016
On Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:53:58 +0000
"Thomas Mueller" <mueller6724 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > On 27 Sep 2016, at 10:22, Micha__ . wrote:
> > > I've stupid/not stupid question to FreeBSD Foundation.
> > That___s not a foundation decision. The foundation supports the
> > project financially and legally. It does not make any technical
> > decisions regarding the
> > direction of the project.
> > > You have plans to stop release the i386 (32bit) version of
> > > FreeBSD system in next releases ?
> > I___m not aware of (and would be very surprised by) any plans to
> > drop support for
> > i386. There are many applications for embedded x86 boards, so it
> > will remain a useful architecture for the foreseeable future.
> > Regards,
> > Kristof
> Some applications run only on 32-bit, or the 32-bit version is better
> developed: wine, for instance.
> Bitrig, forked from OpenBSD (bitrig.org), supports amd64 but not i386.
> DragonFlyBSD quit 32-bit i386. Some Linux distributions have also
> quit i386.
> But for older computers, as well as applications that require or do
> better on i386, I would vote to retain i386, and I believe this is
> the consensus among FreeBSD developers.
I use it for VMs that requiere low resources, upto 2 GB RAM, 10GB disk, etc...
I think it won't happen any time soon
Eduardo Morras <emorrasg at yahoo.es>
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