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Re: [patch/rfc] Eliminate TARGET_BYTE_ORDER_SELECTABLE
On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 01:33:29PM -0500, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >Woah! That's neat! I need to remember that :)
> >And I suppose I of all people shouldn't be griping about allowing more
> >endianness choices. I have a patch here to support big-endian
> >ARM/Linux. All I did was change TARGET_BYTE_ORDER_*.
> Delete it :-) As Michael observed, if the code is written correctly it
> works from day one. (Problem is it has taken ~10 years to figure out
> how to correctly write the code :-)
Well, I need to set TARGET_BYTE_ORDER_DEFAULT. If you start a cross
debugger without giving it a binary, and attach to a random remote
target, then we need to default to the right one. Other than that
everything is fine, though!
> Oh, if you think that is neat, just wait until someone adds byte-order
> information to ``struct type''. As it is, gdb knows about the byte
> order of certain floating-point types. :-)
And GCC keeps talking about supporting data types with arbitrary byte
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer