[cfe-dev] [LLVMdev] [PATCH] triples for baremetal

Renato Golin renato.golin at linaro.org
Tue Jun 24 12:03:02 PDT 2014

On 23 June 2014 15:31, David Chisnall <David.Chisnall at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> I don't really like the way that we conflate OS with ABI, but then I don't really like anything about triples...

This was broken before... "we" didn't do anything... :)

I don't know the whole story but it was supposed to be a triple and
people started using the third field to mean different things, then
they added an interchangeable fourth field, and then it's impossible
to distinguish.

I cry every time I have to think about it.


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