Subject: re: ELF OS id, and multiple architectures
To: matthew green <>
From: Eduardo Horvath <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/15/2000 15:44:01
On Sat, 16 Sep 2000, matthew green wrote:

>    ports that can run binaries that need other libraries. Like
>    sparc and sparc64, possibly mips and mips64 (or whatever MIPS
>    LP dialect), and in the future ia64, which can run ia32 binaries.
> actually, there are at least 3 mips ABI's we probably want to support...
>    Perhaps we should at least add support for /usr/lib/<platformid>
>    in the dynamic linker, but not make it the default. Opinions?
> don't like it cuz it doesn't solve the problem of where goes...

I beleive is supposed to be in /usr/lib/<platformid> as
well.  That's not to say that we can't put all this stuff wherever we want
to, but if we want to adhere to the ELF spec that's where we should be
stuffing things.

Eduardo Horvath