Subject: Re: HEADS UP: (repeat!) mipse[bl] splitting
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 03/02/1999 09:40:30
On Tue, 2 Mar 1999, Erik Bertelsen wrote:

: > No; ${MACHINE_ARCH:S/mipse[bl]/mips/} is good enough and a bit cleaner.
: The level of cleanlyness depends on two factors:
:   - whose glasses you're wearing :-)
:   - and whether we're guaranteed that only mips processors will
:     give us this problem :-(

Future mips processors will change, too, as there are 64 bit variants that
may show up as, say, "mipsel64".

Yes, future processors could give similar problems.  However, there's a
relatively small number of places where an arch-directory is used.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.