RFA: AIX 64-bit mega-patch

Nick Duffek nsd@redhat.com
Tue Jun 13 14:38:00 GMT 2000


On 13-Jun-2000, David Edelsohn wrote:

>There are a couple of problems with dummy frames:

Thanks, I'll check into those.

>4) Please contact me about the processor "variants".

If you'd like to exchange private email on that topic, you can reach me at
<nsd@redhat.com>.

>4) RS/6000 (with slash) is a platform, not an architecture.  Informational
>messages mentioning "PowerPC / RS6000" seem very confusing to me.

I encountered two uses of the term "RS/6000" while working on the 64-bit
AIX support:
  (1) the IBM platform;
  (2) the architecture used to implement the RS/6000 platform prior to the
      introduction of PowerPC.

Can you be more specific about which messages seem confusing?  Are you
referring to the variants[].description fields?  They're not actually used
anywhere at the moment, but I'd like to fix them if they're misleading.

Nick


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