Tom Rini tmrini at ntplx.net
Mon May 10 05:24:13 EST 1999

On Sun, 9 May 1999, Erik Karlberg wrote:

> On Sun, 9 May 1999, Tom Rini wrote:
> > Mostly applied :) (AMD and cyrix get labeled intel it looks like, so the
> > non-apple pmacs and other ppcs can be called apple, unless someone has a
> > better idea)
> I guess the intel-label of the AMD and Cyrix processors kind of resembles
> intel-compatibility or somthing like that...
> So labeling all ppc-machines apple might not be such
> a great idea, since it is not Apple alone who's behind the ppc..

Apple is the biggest "vendor" tho (of 6xx/7xx ppcs).  It doesn't really
matter as most config scripts are *-linux-gnu-* or so, so having OSTYPE
mklinux would be bad (if a script should check that way).

> How about labeling it aim? (Apple IBM Motorola)
> However, that might be a bit confusing for those who doesn't know what it
> mean...


Tom Rini (TR1265)

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