Subject: Re: IMPORTANT: Change MACHINE_ARCH "arm" to "armel"?
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/19/2002 23:02:13
will this confuse config.guess for piles of autoconf'ed 3rd party


On Sun, 19 May 2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> Folks...
> I can't believe I spaced it this long.
> 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".
> 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.
> -- 
>         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>