32 bits version of bundles

Simon Frei freisim93 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 16:59:56 GMT 2017

Personally I don't have any reason to oppose deprecation of 32bit.
Depending on how bad it is to create the 32bit versions, I would
consider asking on the user mailing list, whether there is anyone using
it - no point doing that if you don't want to do it anymore either way.


On 30/10/17 11:14, Gilles Caulier wrote:
> Hi all,
> Currently, the 32 bits version of Windows and AppImage bundles are
> provided.
> Due to the complexity to build the 32 bits version of AppImage with
> Centos6, i think to drop 32 bits support in the future. The Windows 32
> bits version is not a problem as MXE cross compiler work like a charm
> here...
> Another problem is the capability to open large images in 32 bits. As
> memory user space is limited, the editor and BQM will fail to run
> properly with over 100Mb raw image data.
> So my question is simple : any objections to drop bundle 32 bits
> support in the future, as for ex with next 6.0.x release ?
> Best
> Gilles Caulier

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