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Re: [PATCH] PR bootstrap/65176: config.guess failed to guess machine with 64-bit kernel and 32-bit user space
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>
- Cc: GCC Patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>, "config-patches at gnu dot org" <config-patches at gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:58:18 -0800
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] PR bootstrap/65176: config.guess failed to guess machine with 64-bit kernel and 32-bit user space
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On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:52 AM, Jakub Jelinek <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 09:49:43AM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Jakub Jelinek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 09:17:43AM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> >> 32-bit and x32 user-space environments may be running under Linux/x86-64
>> >> kernel. Using "uname -m" isn't sufficient to properly detect the
>> >> canonical system name for 32-bit and x32 user-space environments. This
>> >> patch checks if compiler is configured for 64-bit, 32-bit or x32 objects
>> >> under Linux/x86-64 kernel.
>> >> Tested with 64-bit, 32-bit and x32 user-space environments under
>> >> Linux/x86-64 kernel. I am not sure if this will ever be accepted in
>> >> upstream since the config.guess maintainer doesn't want to add a new
>> >> use of set_cc_for_build to config.guess. set_cc_for_build is used for
>> >> Linux:
>> > Ugh, isn't this what setarch is meant for?
>> It doesn't cover x32.
> So extend it for x32?
How could it be extended to x32?
> I mean, this is the way various other Linux arches work (e.g. powerpc*, s390*,
> sparc*, etc.), you are trying to do something different and again for x86