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Re: RFC: Policy for arch specs

kai@khms.westfalen.de (Kai Henningsen) writes:
> schwarz@monet.m.isar.de (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 <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu> 12167 Airport Rd, DeWitt MI 48820, USA
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