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Re: MIPS32 -> MIPS64

To: nunoe@co-nss.co.jp
Subject: Re: MIPS32 -> MIPS64
From: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2004 16:33:48 +0900 (JST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org
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References: <20041215141613.GB29222@linux-mips.org> <20041221.233324.41626824.anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp> <000601c4e7b8$0f043830$3ca06096@NUNOE>
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>>>>> On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 08:51:58 +0900, "Hdei Nunoe" <nunoe@co-nss.co.jp> 
>>>>> said:
nunoe> Could anyone tell how significant the migration from MIPS32 to
nunoe> MIPS64 is?  Is it just re-building with the MIPS64 toolchain?
nunoe> Or is it like another architecture porting?

Just rebuilding will not be enough, but the migration will not be so
hard.

Most of you have to do is using correct integer data types ('long' is
64bit and 'int' is 32bit in mips64 kernel).

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Atsushi Nemoto

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