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Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: elf.h

To: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Subject: Re: Diff between Linus' and linux-mips git: elf.h
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 11:34:20 +0000
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On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 12:31:28AM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> Can we agree?

> -#define EM_MIPS_RS4_BE 10    /* MIPS R4000 big-endian */
> +#define EM_MIPS_RS3_LE 10    /* MIPS R3000 little-endian */

Not really :-)

I've dug deep into history - but it seems nobody remembers the reason for
this change anymore.  I suspect actually both constant names might
historically have been in use.  For the purposes of Linux it's probably
best to dump the whole number - it never had any relevance.

  Ralf

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