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Re: [PATCH] Update powerpc ABI data
From: Roland McGrath <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 13:26:45 -0700 (PDT)
>> Most of them were also wrong on x86 and sparc, but David only updated
>> the abi lists that he could test, I suppose. Most of the missing
>> symbols are related to the long double switch. The abi files of the
>> other architectures will need similar updating.
> The files certainly were right at one time (like when I wrote all this
> stuff to begin with), and certainly changes like the long double switch
> should only have affected newer symbol versions, not preexisting ones at
> the time. I wonder if there was some bug in the merge/extract scripts
> so the data David extracted isn't what was actually in use originally.
That would be a big surprise since the x86-64 files came out perfectly,
the files passed when I ran check-abi on them, and they still do.