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Re: [PATCH] BFD and GAS support for x86_64-nacl target
On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 3:13 PM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
> Why is x86_64:32?
> Do you need to support x86_64-*-nacl* target?
I'm not entirely clear on what you're asking.
For x86_64-nacl, x32 will be the primary model (and the only one supported
by gcc and glibc, when that work is eventually done). So it just seemed
right that bare x86_64-nacl-as default to --x32.
But there are existing binaries from a past toolchain port (never
integrated upstream, and not very good quality) that use ELFCLASS64, so it
seems worthwhile that target=x86_64-nacl binutils know how to handle those
too. Hence, target=x86_64-nacl and target=i?86-nacl builds have all three
BFD target flavors.
Does that answer your question?