[PATCH libgloss]Using spec files to support two version of newlib library in one tool-chain release

Steve Ellcey sellcey@mips.com
Tue Aug 12 18:03:00 GMT 2014

On Tue, 2014-08-12 at 11:27 -0400, Craig Howland wrote:

> One thought on word choice for consideration:  the new library files are named 
> with an "_s" suffix, yet the option and file names use "nano", which has no 
> letters in common with the _s.  Presumably the "s" comes from small or size.  
> Might it be better to use "small" or "size" instead of "nano"?  Or something 
> else that more readily associates?  (Not a big thing, but would become more 
> important were another option to be added later.)
> Craig

I would rather use the _n prefix to match nano rather then _s to match
small (or size) because _s means 'shared' to me.  The GCC build uses
foo.o for non-pic objects and foo_s.o for pic objects when building some
of its libraries like libgcc.  I think using _n would result in less

Steve Ellcey

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