Will we ever get a i686 build of fedora core

Xavier Bachelot xb_ml at kelkoo.net
Wed Mar 22 11:21:42 UTC 2006

Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 17:16 +0530, parta wrote:
>>I am wondering why people at redhat don't release fedora core for
>>i686. I think it will be better on performace.
> what makes you think that? Fedora is currently optimized for i686 (well
> "generic i686" so a blended mix of Intel and AMD i686's)... what would
> be the gain of cosmetically renaming the rpms to i686???
> (and also losing VIA C3 capability etc)
Speaking of C3, are there still plans to switch the default optimisation 
to -Os instead of -O2, which should improve performances on low-cache 
CPUs, like C3, and should probably not hurt on others ?


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