Re: who did define x86_64 in LSB?
Chris Cheney <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 09:39:36AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> GOTO Masanori <email@example.com> writes:
>> > I would like to know who defined "x86_64" name in LSB with the
>> > appropriate reason. Is this "rpm"-driven name? Why did they select
>> > this name instead of "x86-64"?
>> > Regards,
>> > -- gotom
>> x86_64 is the name used by the gnu tools and - is used as seperator in
>> host/build triplets.
> The Linux kernel uses the name x86_64, so uname -m outputs "x86_64". I
> think that is why the gnu tools use it, the gnu tools also support
> amd64-*-*, I guess for the BSD's?
Has anybody tried to patch the kernel to output amd64?
If the gnu tools already support amd64-*-* that would mean changing
the kernel and recompiling would remove x86_64 and shut up keybuk