Subject: Re: mips/mipsel/mipseb
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/15/1999 08:45:00
Erik Bertelsen wrote:

> Maybe I'm just falling in between several updates making up a feature,
> but from today's sources, where mips is being replaced mipsel and
> mipseb, I experienced build problems in sys/lib/libkern and lib/csu, where
> files that currently live in a directory mips are sought in mipsel
> on my pmax.
> Is the intention to bend the build tools to reach back to .../mips
> or to split/copy .../mips into .../mipsel and .../mipseb directories?

I would guess it'd make sense to have both, iff (if and only if) things
can't be done within a single mips directory.  I'd assume that most mips
code is either endian independent or can be made easily so with a few
#ifdef's at compile time.