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Re: Bug#79180: mtools doesn't work on Debian/ARM 2.2r2

On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, Philip Blundell wrote:

> >I have some questions:
> >1. Are the Linux/arm machines all called "armv4l"?
> No, you should match on just `arm*'.  "armv4l" happens to be the most common,
> but many others are possible.

I've changed this.

> >3. Is this patch all right?
> Using -mstructure-size-boundary is something you need to do with care because,
> strictly, it's an ABI change.  If there's another way to fix the problem, that
> might be better.

I tried to understand [1] but I failed since I'm not a programmer. Using
-mstructure-size-boundary seems to work but if you can help me I'm willing
to work on a better solution.

> p.


[1] http://www.netwinder.org/~brianbr/alignment.html

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a
"Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
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