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Re: doc system type usage revision

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: doc system type usage revision
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 08:24:57 +1000
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Ralf Corsepius <address@hidden> writes:
> On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 20:57, Kevin Ryde wrote:
>>      case $host in
> Why $host? How about $host_cpu? Has $host_cpu been deprecated?

No, only that the full $host always seemed a bit more natural to me.

> 2. "the CPU part of $host" in autoconf terms is "$host_cpu".

I'll change that.

> 3. Distinguishing between CPU-specific ASM-code on "$host" often is not
> sufficient,

Yes, one also needs some tests for variations, though when doing
minimal things one can sometimes get away with just a ".s" file.

But all I'm meaning is the initial choice of i386 code versus powerpc
code or whatever would be from $host.  Such a selection is one of the
few sensible uses for the cpu part of the tuple that I could think of.

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