Subject: Re: IMPORTANT: Change MACHINE_ARCH "arm" to "armel"?
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 05/19/2002 18:30:57
At 06:05 PM 5/19/2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
>I can't believe I spaced it this long.
Is that really needed? I asked about that when doing arm and
you said that arm could be le and armeb could be BE.
>I think we need to change the current ARM MACHINE_ARCH from "arm"
>to "armel". This is because we will soon be supporting a big-endian
>ARM platform (or two or three), and will thus need an "armeb".
So? Nothing extracts el/eb from the arch name to test endianness.
So you want to change just to be consistent?
>Any objections? If not, I can do the change quite quickly.
>Again, sorry for bringing this up at the last minute, but if we're
>going to do it, we should do it before we ship 1.6.
Do we have to?
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