Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012 14:30:18 +0200 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: x32 (was: Re: musl 0.9.3 released) On 08/05/2012 06:56 AM, idunham@...abit.com wrote: >> On 08/05/2012 03:00 AM, idunham@...abit.com wrote: >>> >>> All of these sound good. >>> I'm not sure about whether many people would be interested in x32, >>> though?... >> x32 is the latest hype and a lot of work has recently been put into >> toolchain, kernel and debugger support. >> this is probably a good opportunity to get the attention of early >> adopters. > Well, actually, a lot of work has recently been _finished_, so > glibc/binutils/kernel/... now have stable support. Early adopters have > been using it for a year or few. untrue, gcc 4.7 which was released a couple weeks ago and the upcoming gdb 7.5 are the first to support x32. the kernel supports it since a few months. this is all brand-new, and definitely not "stable" yet. i haven't yet seen a x32 distro yet, so anybody using it already lives on bleeding edge.
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