Re: Excuse me? rhcn? XFree85?

Doommaker (
Sat, 16 Jan 1999 12:38:35 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 16 Jan 1999, Mitchell Maltenfort wrote:

> Sorry if I'm violating list etiquette, but I just joined last night and
> already I'm going 'huh'?
> XFree85 is something different from XFree86?
> I looked at the ftp directory below and saw a i586 directory listed.
> Normally, I see RH stuff listed under i386.  What's the difference?

I've never heard of XFree85, I think wherever you saw it, it was probably
a typo.  As for the difference between i586 and i386, I would imagine the
i586 was compiled with i586 specific options and therefore can only be run
on a 586-class machine or newer.

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