[cfe-dev] [LLVMdev] [PATCH] triples for baremetal
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Mon Jun 23 08:27:54 PDT 2014
On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 03:31:55PM +0100, David Chisnall wrote:
> On 23 Jun 2014, at 15:13, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
> > The main issue with your patch is that it can change user expected
> > behaviour, and I can't tell you what is the expected behaviour in
> > Darwin or BSD. If people usually use "unknown" in triples, this will
> > break their builds. If not, this could break the build of someone who
> > does.
> I think (Hat: FreeBSD) we only expect to see unknown in the vendor
> field (e.g. i386-unknown-freebsd). If the OS field is unknown, rather
> than freebsd, then it's not one of ours and we aren't likely to care.
> I don't really like the way that we conflate OS with ABI, but then
> I don't really like anything about triples...
Except that last rant, I agree with s/FreeBSD/NetBSD.
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