Deprecate i386 for GCC 4.8?

Joseph S. Myers joseph@codesourcery.com
Tue Dec 18 23:26:00 GMT 2012


On Wed, 12 Dec 2012, Steven Bosscher wrote:

> Linux support for i386 has been removed. Should we do the same for GCC?

FWIW, glibc hasn't really supported i386 for several years (at least with 
the Linux kernel; I don't know about Hurd), since NPTL requires atomic 
operations that i386 doesn't have, so fails to link unless you use 
-march=i486 or later.

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Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com



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