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Re: X32 project status update
- From: Roland McGrath <mcgrathr at google dot com>
- To: x32-abi at googlegroups dot com
- Cc: GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 11:38:17 -0800
- Subject: Re: X32 project status update
- References: <BANLkTinM_=bAjD59=GiKtTvjLtoOs7KCFA@mail.gmail.com> <CAMe9rOom59dS1X6tfUec36O3Q0jFDZiE36Pesw3+Nvr7kyTUqg@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 3:58 PM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
> 2. I backported x32 support to glibc 2.14, 2.13, 2.12 and 2.11. ?Since
> glibc 2.11
> is the first x32 release now, the x32 minimum ABI is changed from GLIBC_2.14
> to GLIBC_2.11, which require recompiling all existing x32 binaries.
What's the rationale for this?
Since the x32 ABI didn't actually exist in these glibc releases, I don't
see why you want to backport it and make the symbol versions make false
claims. In fact, since we still haven't merged it, it really belongs in
GLIBC_2.15 (or later, depending when it gets done).