[lfs-dev] Future of i686 builds (in gcc, et al.)
pmenzel at molgen.mpg.de
Wed Mar 7 22:50:48 PST 2018
Am Mittwoch, den 07.03.2018, 11:57 -0800 schrieb Paul Rogers:
> So, as I now work through LFS-8.1, and read the options in building
> gcc and other places, it seems to me kernel 4.x-based software has
> just gotten too "heavy" for i686 to be a reasonable build.
Could you please elaborate and give some pointers, why you think this?
> p.s. I still hope to get Meltdown/Spectre patches for linux-4.1.x
> i686 builds.
As Linux 4.1 is a longterm series, you should get these patches.
Though, I’d just update to the latest Linux kernel release, also for
finding regressions, if you are interested in i686 working well.
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