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Re: Add Android related compilation options and multilib options


On Tue, 16 Jun 2009, Mark Mitchell wrote:

> Chris Lattner wrote:
> 
> > That said, if it were my choice, I'd strongly prefer making android it's
> > own target triple.  If you want to make GCC more dynamic, make it work
> > with multiple target triples first.
> 
> I disagree.  Working with multiple target triplets is a fine thing, but
> not inventing triplets you don't need is another.  The idea that the

powerpc-linux is a good case in point of having too many triplets, with 
variants such as powerpc64-*-linux*, powerpc-*-linux*spe*, 
powerpc-*-linux*paired*, powerpc*-*-linux*altivec* that should just be 
variants on the default options and multilibs for one target triplet.

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Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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