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Re: correctly detecting if the gcc output is 64 bits

On 04-Dec-18 19:07, Rafael ?vila de Esp?ndola wrote:
> The gcc build currently uses the output of "gcc print-multi-os-directory" to 
> detect if the output from gcc is 64 or 32 bits. This fails when the 32 bits 
> libraries are not installed in /lib or the 64 bits ones in /lib64.
> The attached "detect-output-format.dpatch" replaces that test with one that 
> compiles a empty file and runs the "file" command on the output. I created it 
> to solve a FTBS on ppc64 but I think that it is general enough to be include 
> in the debian package (maybe after sarge).
> The second file is a update of Andreas patch to gcc-3.4.3-5 that also uses 
> "detect-output-format.dpatch".

Thanks for the new patch. I am just uploading new gcc-3.4 and gcc-4.0 
packages which use your new detection mechanism to the ppc64 archive 
on alioth.

Andreas Jochens

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