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Re: Common list of 64bit platforms

On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 11:00:00AM -0600, Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
> > I would like to add a common variable to enumerate the 64bit platforms.
> > There are a number of packages that are practically impossible to fix
> > for 64bit platforms and it would be nice to mark them as unsupported
> > without having to repeat the list over and over again.
> > 
> > Can I add
> >     LP64PLATFORMS=  *-*-alpha *-*-sparc64 *-*-x86_64
> > to and start using it by adding e.g.
> > to emulators/arcem, just to name one culprit.
> FWIW, that makes sense to me.
> Would it make sense to do the same for 32-bit platforms?  I don't know
> that they're ever going to go away, but I think the trend is for more
> migration to 64-bit as times goes on.

I don't really expect the problem to happen the other way around.
At the very least you could use the same pattern for ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM.


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