To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 07/26/1998 13:48:31
On Sun, 26 Jul 1998 13:45:49 -0700 
 Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:

 > If they do, it'll break all mips-related uses of ${MACHINE_ARCH} in
 > Makefiles, walking into arch/mips/ sub-directories, set-list
 > construction, tests for ${MACHINE_ARCH} in ONLY_FOR_ARCHES, and so on.

So, if a program is ONLY_FOR_ARCHES mipseb (because say we're running
an SGI binary, hey, it could happen), then my solution works and yours

 > If those get broken I'm very tempted to back it out until they get
 > fixed, so makefile or C-source clients can just test for "mips" or
 > ``#ifdef __mips__'' again.  It's just not as simple as Jason makes out.

Then you're being thick.  Read what I said about the toolchain.  Then think

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