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Re: [PATCH][SH] Multilib selection rework


Andrew Stubbs <ams@codesourcery.com> writes:

> On 07/04/09 15:34, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>> Andrew Stubbs<ams@codesourcery.com>  writes:
>>
>>> How about this interface?
>>>
>>> <no option>
>>>      default multilibs
>>>
>>> --without-multilib-list
>>> --with-multilib-list={no | default}
>>>      explicitly select default multilibs
>>>
>>> --with-multilib-list={<blank>  | none}
>>>      disable all multilibs except for any secondary endian library.
>>>
>>> --with-multilib-list=LIST
>>>      no change to current behaviour
>>
>> It seems to me that the problem is that you've started with a bad
>> interface, and you are trying to extend it without breaking backward
>> compatibility.  Don't bother.  Just invent a new interface, and keep the
>> old one around unchanged for compatibility.  How about
>> --with-extra-multilibs?
>
> They're not "extra" multilibs, they're overrides. It's the list of
> multilibs to use.

As far as I can tell, that isn't precisely true.  If it were true, then
you wouldn't have the clause about the "secondary endian library" above.

Ian


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