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Re: RFC & patch: Rework MIPS command-line handling
At Tue, 16 Jul 2002 18:24:15 +0000 (UTC), "Eric Christopher" wrote:
> > Having an unambiguous default ABI is desirable. If the name of the
> > compiler is mips64-elf-gcc or mipsisa32-elf-gcc, then there should only
> > be one ABI that defaults for each of those and it should not depend on
> > how the toolchain was configured and built. Otherwise, users might need
> > to always specify the ABI they want to use for every compile and that
> > would be tedious and prone to errors.
> I agree. I feel that setting the abi at configure time isn't even under
> consideration. It would be confusing and cause more problems than this
> patch is fixing.
I hope you mean "via a --with-foo" or "via target name."
I thought we mostly agreed that having a given target triple imply a
default ABI (via code in config*) was the right thing. To me, that's
"at configure time" too, but the ABI isn't directly selectable by the