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Re: [PATCH] Don't add nis subdir for new architectures
On Wed, 18 Jul 2018, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> On Jul 17 2018, Joseph Myers <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Jul 2018, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> >> +* Future architecture ports will no longer build a compatibility libnsl
> >> + shared library, and --enable-obsolete-nsl will be ignored on those
> >> + architectures.
> >> +This option has no effect on architectures that were added after the
> >> +2.27 release.
> > There's ambiguity here about new ABIs for existing architectures. (Since
> > they should be like new architectures regarding symbol versions, they
> > should also be like new architectures in this regard.)
> The intent is to exclude nis for all architectures and ABIs that have a
> base version of 2.28 or later.
Yes, I agree that's the right intent, but I'm not convinced it's clear
from the documentation wording that e.g. RV32, or RV64 with 'F' ABI, would
be a case where the option has no effect.
Joseph S. Myers