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Re: PATCH: Handle Linux/mips (Re: Why is byteorder removed from /proc/cp

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: PATCH: Handle Linux/mips (Re: Why is byteorder removed from /proc/cpuinfo?)
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 21:24:54 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Ben Elliston <bje@redhat.com>, "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20011210162826.D24680@dea.linux-mips.net>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Reply-to: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> Agreed but the basic idea is good.  Also this solution is suitable for
> crosscompilation unlike the /proc/cpuinfo thing and doesn't rely on
> properly installed libraries and headers might possibly of interest for
> building standalone software.

 Hmm, I don't think config.guess is ever used for cross-compilation as the
script's purpose is to guess the host and you need to specify one
explicitly for a cross-compilation to happen.  Anyway it's saner not to
use build system properties to guess host system ones.

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