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Re: PowerPC LE configury
- From: Alan Modra <amodra at gmail dot com>
- To: "Ryan S. Arnold" <ryan dot arnold at gmail dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2013 18:09:29 +0930
- Subject: Re: PowerPC LE configury
- References: <20130809050118 dot GG3294 at bubble dot grove dot modra dot org> <CAAKybw95-237u5esoj3Qyfx28z3OfEffdQwK6_5ZVYQTMc+byw at mail dot gmail dot com> <20130810023755 dot GS3294 at bubble dot grove dot modra dot org>
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 12:07:55PM +0930, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 02:26:35PM -0500, Ryan S. Arnold wrote:
> > sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/powerpc/powerpc[32|64]/[970|a2|cell] are all
> > starting points in the implies chain.
> > Likewise, the sysdeps/powerpc/powerpc[32|64]/[970|a2|cell] directories
> > are midpoints, only in the 970, a2, and cell implies chains.
> > Do you envision LE running on any of these targets or using any
> > processor specific code in these directories?
> > Can they be left out?
> I'll admit to not thinking too much about this when I created these
> directories (using find -type d | ...). Is there a reason to *not*
> support building glibc little-endian for these processors? Certainly
> one reason would be if the cpu doesn't support little-endian, but I
> don't have cpu info for them in front of me at the moment to find the
OK, so 970 and cell don't support little-endian, but a2 does. I'll rip
out the 970 and cell le dirs.
Australia Development Lab, IBM