Subject: Re: proposal for selecting hw/dependent libraries
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/13/1999 08:26:19
On Sun, 12 Dec 1999, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> For example could contain:
>     m	fpu_present	0:msoft	1:m387

I'd prefer to see

     libm	fpu_present	0:libmsoft 1:libm387

with the "lib" part of the name explicitly mentioned.  When people
talk about libraries, they usually say "libc", "libm", "libmalloc",
etc., and the file syntax should do the same if it is to be easy to

--apb (Alan Barrett)