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Re: [PATCH] /proc/cpuinfo endianess (autoconf dependencie)

To: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] /proc/cpuinfo endianess (autoconf dependencie)
From: Florian Lohoff <>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 18:04:10 +0100
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On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 12:01:34PM -0500, Bradley D. LaRonde wrote:
> For autoconf?  Why need to ask the kernel?  Aren't there other very simple
> ways of determining build endianness in userspace?

There is - But autoconf in the current version is broken and needs this
to gather the endianess - As we currently have to live with it this is
a 2.4 issue - 2.5 should fix this and remove endianess from

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