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Re: Compile speed on SGI/Linux (like Indy)

To: Ian Chilton <mailinglist@ichilton.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Compile speed on SGI/Linux (like Indy)
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2000 19:05:59 +0200
Cc: Linux-MIPS Mailing List <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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On Mon, Jun 05, 2000 at 05:32:55PM +0100, Ian Chilton wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> > There will be debian-mips and debian-mipsel "Real Soon"
> 
> Please could you explain a little more..?
> 
> What is the difference between these 2?

The Endianess - debian-mips is Big Endian - Like
the SGI Indy and Indigo2

mipsel is Little Endian like the Digital Decstation and
a handful others.

Flo
-- 
Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-waiting-4-telekom
"Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."


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