Subject: Re: __archname__ [as C feature-test ]
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/1999 19:50:59
On Fri, 15 Jan 1999 17:30:20 -0800 
 Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:

 > I'd thought Core (Jason, at the time, iirc) had indicated we should.
 > I know ld.elf_so used to use #ifdef {__alpha__,__i386__,__mips__}.

__alpha__, __i386__, and __mips__ are all MACHINE_ARCH values that
our compiler defines.  They are not MACHINE values (which __pmax_ and
__arc__ are).

 > Whats the new rule?

"There wasn't a new rule."

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>