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Re: how to distinguish armel and armhf at runtime?

Override the signal for SIGILL, then try to execute an instruction that is only available on either architecture, maybe?


> On Sep 22, 2017, at 9:57 PM, Uwe Kleine-König <uwe@kleine-koenig.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> for the package sparse I have to distinguish armel and armhf. The reason
> is that sparse parses system headers and so has to know which cpp
> symbols to define. Usually it uses uname -m to distinguish platforms but
> that isn't suitable to tell armel and armhf apart.
> For armhf I need to define __ARM_PCS_VFP but that must be absent on armel.
> For upstreaming a fix it would be great if the test would not be Debian
> specific.
> Any ideas?
> Best regards
> Uwe

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