Re: [Stretch] Status for architecture qualification
On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 8:32 PM, Nelson H. F. Beebe <email@example.com> wrote:
> Recent traffic on this list has discussed Debian on PowerPC and
> big-endian vs little-endian.
> The next-generation US national laboratory facilities are to be based
> on PowerPC, and one source that I read mentioned little-endian, likely
> for binary file compatibility with files produced on Intel x86 and
> x86-64 CPUs: see
Yeah, apparently it's cheaper to bootstrap a complete new little endian
platform than to fix portability issues in existing software...
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