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Re: Future of 32-bit distro




On 2018-01-12 13:23, Houder wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:33:46, Keith Christian wrote:
>> I run the 32 bit Cygwin on a 64 bit Windows 7 machine and install
>> everything, because it has been unnecessary to waste time picking and
>> choosing packages even though I don't use them all.  I've been doing
>> this for years and suspect many other Cygwin aficionados do the same.
> Every package? For years?
> Have there always been that many packages? (currently more than 8000).
> Out of the more than 8000 packages, I only install a couple of hundred.

More than 10k with ~650(/800) obsolete pointing to newer replacements.
I've got over 1300 on x64 with X, plus doc, devel, debuginfo variants.

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Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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