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Re: libstdc++/7926

Phil Edwards <> writes:

> On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 11:44:34AM -0600, Benjamin Kosnik wrote:
>> >I've never done anything with x86-64, so I don't know whether they get
>> >canonicalized to i[456]86 or not.
>> How do I find this out?
> Er.  Good question.
> I think they don't get changed, based on
>     fenric 23% ./config.sub x86_64
>     x86_64-pc-none
>     fenric 24% ./config.sub x86_64-linux
>     x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
>     fenric 25%

You're right.  x86_64 does not get changed.  Since it's a 64 bit
target with slightly different instruction set, it has a different
canonical name (like we have sparc and sparc64).  And naming it ix86
would be definitly wrong.

> The real test would be to configure for an x86_64 target and then see what
> the build tree's $target (not $target_alias) is computed to be.  My box is
> tied up at the moment, though.

>From gcc/config.status:


 Andreas Jaeger
  SuSE Labs

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