Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 02/12/2001 16:31:10
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> : > Log Message:
> : > __arm26__ || __arm32__ -> __arm__
> : > Not least because the unified NetBSD/arm compiler probably won't predefine
> : > __arm26__ or __arm32__.
> : Err.... if MACHINE_ARCH == arm32, then it should -D__arm32__, etc.
> And a similar converse: If both system types use the same compiler
> executables by default, the MACHINE_ARCH should be "arm", not
> "arm26"/"arm32", indicating their ABI compatibility.
> (Both these considerations should be kept in mind when dealing with
> MACHINE_ARCH related stuff.)
All ARM compilers should define __arm__, regardless of what NetBSD also
wants defining. If you remove this definition then other software may
fail to work when ported to NetBSD. If NetBSD can move away from needing
__arm32__ or __arm26__ being defined as well, then all well and good.