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Re: PATCH: Fix misc x32 issues

On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 7:31 PM, Mike Frysinger <> wrote:
> On Sunday, June 19, 2011 19:47:28 H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Mike Frysinger <> wrote:
>> > On Sunday, June 19, 2011 17:53:59 Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> >> "H.J. Lu" writes:
>> >> > I checked in this patch to fix misc x32 issues. ?I configured binutils
>> >>
>> >> > for target x86_64-x32-linux-gnu to build binutils with x32 format:
>> >> x32 is not a vendor.
>> >
>> > yeah, that doesnt seem right. ?i dont think any other target is doing
>> > this.
>> This is mainly for testing before there is x32-linux
> then should it really be committed to the tree ? ?doesnt your binutils
> releases already carry custom patches ?

That is a good idea. I will move those parts to the Linux binutils.

>> which may never happen.
> that's a bit odd ... seemed like things were on track to become a reality, and
> the benefits seemed worth it. ?but i havent been tracking things too closely
> myself.

X32 works fine. I just don't see a separate configure target be really needed
since x86-64 one can support x32.


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