Beginning Merger Patch

Nathan Lynch ntl at
Wed Aug 3 12:17:42 EST 2005

Jon Loeliger wrote:
> Folks,
> I have grabbed my asbestos suit.
> Here is a patch to begin the process of merging
> the PPC32 and PPC64 include directories into a
> new common "powerpc" arch.

Perhaps you could briefly explain the motivation for this?

I think I've heard/read that something like this was in the works, but
I'd like to know what the problem is, and why it should be solved this
way instead of e.g. x86_64's method of including headers directly from


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