i386 architecture will be dropped starting with eoan

Dale Trombley buzzmandt at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 12:44:42 UTC 2019


I was under the impression it was just the build architecture and not the
packages. If the packages remain the same steam will be fine right? Someone
can give some clarity here?

On Sun, Jun 23, 2019, 8:20 AM Jonas Timothy <techxgames at outlook.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm just wondering that, instead of totally dropping i386, why not just
> drop the ones that are unnecessary from the repos, like VLC, Vim, Nano,
> Plasma, etc.  Since Ubuntu doesn't even have an i386 based distros
> officially, those aren't needed to be there anymore.  That way, you only
> had to trim it down to the ones that are necessary for us who need the
> legacy stuff without the workarounds, like Wine?
>
> Best of both worlds, right?
>
> Jonas
>
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