Bug#221282: /usr/bin/gcc: sparc wrapper is annoying
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:42:24AM -0500, Clint Adams wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 08:56:05PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > why is it annoying? it just works.
> It just works the opposite of the way I want it to work.
> It also confuses the hell out of users who just want to compile
Actually, it works just like it is supposed to work. That may not be the
same as in the past, but it's the way it should be. Granted the surprise
is something the users will have to adjust to, but that doesn't mean
things shouldn't work properly.
On a 64-bit machine, one should expect to get 64-bit binaries by
default. Users have always complained about that. Now that sparc64 is
moving into a working state, that reality will happen and become the
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