On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 01:10:58PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> Well, I would only add the name should probably be EM_MIPS_R3_LE (and
> ditto the comment). We might actually use it for mipsel-linux especially
> as the ABI explicitly states EM_MIPS is for big endian machines but I'm
> not sure it's worth bothering as the endianness is specified
The entire ABI only covers big endianess, so you can't directly make
conclusions for little endian boxes based. So whatever a little endian
system ``ABI compliant'' system does it's only based on an effort to stick
as closely as possible to the ABI.
> I believe all software involved should handle it well -- I recall Linux,
> glibc, binutils, modutils all handle both tags fine. It's just BFD that
> does not generate EM_MIPS_R3_LE.