Subject: Re: clarification between machine_arch and machine
To: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/27/2002 09:58:48
On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 10:15:27AM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> -m print the machine hardware name. $MACHINE
> -p print the machine processor architecture name. $MACHINE_ARCH
> In most platforms they are the same right now, but I think that should be
> On solaris -m reports sun4, sun4c, sun4m, sun4d, sun4u and -p reports sparc.
> We report sparc always.
Right, "sparc" is the port name. This is like "amiga" vs. "m68k".
> The problem is that our make uses machine instead of machine_arch to
> determine what to build for.
> What is TRT to do?
I think TRT is to leave it just the way it is right now.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>