Re: RFC: Policy for arch specs
firstname.lastname@example.org (Kai Henningsen) writes:
> email@example.com (Christian Schwarz) wrote on 01.06.97 in <Pine.LNX.3.96.970601220003.13718F-100000@klee>:
> > Where is the arch specification string used, i.e. what will break if we
> > change it to be "i386-linux" on intel systems?
> I'm not competent enough to answer this. Anything tightly integrated with
> gcc, but is there anything that doesn't break already when the version
> numbers don't match exactly?
If i486-linux were changed to i386-linux then I would have to
repackage Checker and reupload it. This would take a couple hours but
wouldn't be too difficult.
However, I don't see any point to the change. `A foolish consistency
is the hobgoblin of little minds.' --Emerson
Ben Pfaff <firstname.lastname@example.org> 12167 Airport Rd, DeWitt MI 48820, USA
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