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Re: HEADS UP: incompatible change with for i386

On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 08:37:33PM +0100, Richard PALO wrote:
> But I still question:
> | $ bmake show-vars VARNAMES='MACHINE_ARCH MACHINE_GNU_ARCH' i386
> | i486
> is there a risk of confusion or even error can come out of this
> difference in MACHINE*ARCH with package configure-related scripts?
> There seems to be already some particular usage in pkgsrc where it
> uses uname in mk/gnu-config.. for example, SUN_ARCH is always either
> "i386" or "x86_64" in config.guess.
> At best things seem a bit inconsistent now in some circonstances.

On x86, the difference seems to be pretty minor, on ARM (which triggered
looking at this), it makes a much bigger difference. As I said, I am not
really attached to that part of the change...


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