Subject: Re: adding to machine_spec in config(8)
To: None <>
From: John Fremlin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/17/2001 18:16:47
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:

> > I'd like to add an optional third field to machine_spec in the
> > grammar, so I can say "machine sun2 m68k sun68k" in my std.sun2.
> > This field would be completely optional.  It might be useful to the
> > hpc* ports too?  Comments?
> Why limit it to two additional names?  Why not accept a (more or
> less) arbitrary number of them, from zero upwards?

The hpcarm port uses the hpc generic stuff, the arm generic stuff and
the arm32 generic stuff. It is not my place to say whether this
suggestion would exacerbate or dispel the confusion ;-)



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