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Is it accepted for merge into kernel mainline for 3.2?
Actualy this abi looks like n32 mips abi.
PS why not merge all x86 abis into one keyword? because x86_32 x86_64
x86_x32 are only abis of x86. Also we dont have different keywords for
different mips abis (64bit and 32bit ones)
On Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:34:06 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> ive converted my system over to x86/amd64/x32 multilib for funs. but
> i can
> see how some people wont want all three all the time. so the
> question is how
> we want to make this available to users at the release/profile level.
> background: x32 is a new ABI that runs on 64bit x86_64 processors.
> see .
> you'll need gcc-4.7+, binutils-2.21.50+, glibc-2.15+, and linux-3.2+.
> KEYWORDS wise, i'd like to avoid having to add "x32" everywhere.
> reusing "amd64". only downside is the existing USE=amd64 behavior,
> but we can
> address that by making MULTILIB_ABIS a USE_EXPAND (i think this came
> up before
> with the portage multilib discussion).
> release wise, we could ship a single multilib stage (x86/amd64/x32)
> and make
> it easy to convert to a subset. that way we still need only one.
> other thoughts ?
>  https://sites.google.com/site/x32abi/
Alexey 'Alexxy' Shvetsov
Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russia
Department of Molecular and Radiation Biophysics
Gentoo Team Ru
Gentoo Linux Dev