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Re: Bug#254598: Name of the Debian x86-64/AMD64 port

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 10:58:07PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> I think the choice of amd64 made some sense before the Intel
> announcement, but I think it sill would have been better to align with
> the kernel/gcc. 

For what its worth, we differ from the kernel on powerpc (though not
with gcc).

> It would be terribly nice to be able to use the LSB mandated x86_64 as the
> arch name - simply because it is LSB.

Again, we differ from the LSB on powerpc.


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