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Re: Default ABI on Darwin


In message <>
	on Fri, 6 Nov 2015 09:47:27 +0000,
	Jonathan Perkin <> wrote:
> I'd like to change the default ABI on Darwin, so that we use ABI=64 on
> x86_64 hosts unless the user specifies --abi during bootstrap.  Diff:
> It may be that we want to add a case for ppc64, but I don't have any
> hardware to test that on.  Darwin/powerpc developers are welcome to
> add one.
> This brings us in line with what users expect (I've had a few people
> query this previously).  Any objections?
I really want this change.

1. Mac OS X 10.7 and later are 64bit platform (x86_64).
2. If you bootstrap with 32bit, some packages (emacs23 as I know) are
   not built.

Best regards.

Takahiro Kambe <>

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