Beginning Merger Patch

Eugene Surovegin ebs at
Wed Aug 3 12:58:06 EST 2005

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 09:17:42PM -0500, Nathan Lynch wrote:
> 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
> asm-i386.

I think the reason for such approach is that there will be no asm-ppc 
and asm-ppc64 in the end of this transition. This differs 
significantly from i386/x86_64 situation.


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