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Re: config.in revised #2

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: config.in revised #2
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 01:33:35 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <019d01bf9d8d$76b7a680$0ceca8c0@satanas.mips.com>; from Kevin D. Kissell on Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 06:55:41PM +0200
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References: <019d01bf9d8d$76b7a680$0ceca8c0@satanas.mips.com>
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On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 06:55:41PM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
> >-if [ "$CONFIG_CPU_LITTLE_ENDIAN" = "n" ]; then
> >-   define_bool CONFIG_BINFMT_IRIX y
> >-   define_bool CONFIG_FORWARD_KEYBOARD y
> >-fi
> 
> As someone more concerned with embedded apps
> than old SGI platforms, I would take issue with forcing
> IRIX binary format support and keyboard forwarding just
> because a big-endian CPU is configured.  Yes, I know
> that this is for 2.3, and most of embedded apps are
> 2.0 or 2.2 based, but I figure it's better to speak up now...

I already thought about that - Here #3

BTW: I didnt try to compile a big endian kernel without IRIX bincompat
so - YMMV

BTW: What is this CONFIG_FORWARD_KEYBOARD - I cant find anything in the
mips specfic corner - Is this in use ?

Comments ?

Flo
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Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-5241-470566
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