[parisc-linux] untested but building 64-bit toolchain,
Jeffrey A Law
Thu, 06 Jul 2000 12:16:17 -0600
In message <email@example.com>you write:
> Urgh. Understood. This means that the gcc tree on
> puffin.external.hp.com CVS is quite out of date, which is sort of what
> I expected. I'm looking at the possibility of merging it now.
Certainly possible. Especially if you get a tree from the releases Cygnus
made to HP. Lots has changed since then.
> I know Matthew Wilcox has been pushing for using 'parisc-*-linux-gnu'
> and 'parisc64-*-linux-gnu' as the arch strings for 32 and 64 bit
> targets, and standardising on a 'linux' dialect of assembly language
> for both (basically 2.0 mnemonics). What would the chances of this
> being accepted by the binutils/gcc/autoconf maintainers be? (should I
> be asking this on another list? sorry...)
> We need to standardise on these things ASAP, since we are starting to
> build userspace, and we will be stuck with them very soon.
I would strongly recommend hppax.y[w] and hppa64 since the GNU tools already
know about those names. Otherwise you're going to spend a lot of time
unnecessarily hacking up configure scripts.
I believe there's a list (firstname.lastname@example.org)? Where this kind of stuff is