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Re: [Mach-O, committed]: Add definition for arm64 cpu
- From: Tristan Gingold <gingold at adacore dot com>
- To: Richard Earnshaw <rearnsha at arm dot com>
- Cc: "binutils at sourceware dot org Development" <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:34:26 +0100
- Subject: Re: [Mach-O, committed]: Add definition for arm64 cpu
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On 26 Mar 2014, at 17:24, Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 26/03/14 15:10, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> this patch just add the new Mach-O cpu id for arm64 (aarch64).
> I think the name used by binutils should be consistent: aarch64. The
> use of arm64 is going to be misleading.
In fact it is consistent with the macro name defined by Apple :-(
Hard to be consistent with two non-consistent usages.
I don't know why arm64 is so common: at least in the Apple world
and in the linux kernel.