Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:02:52 -0500 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: "H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@...il.com> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>, Andrew Pinski <apinski@...ium.com>, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Andrew Pinski <pinskia@...il.com>, musl@...ts.openwall.com, GNU C Library <libc-alpha@...rceware.org> Subject: Re: [PATCHv3 00/24] ILP32 support in ARM64 On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:33:32AM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote: > On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 10:13 AM, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > > On Thu, 2 Oct 2014 at 16:52:18 +0100, Catalin Marinas wrote: > >> On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 10:18:54PM +0100, Andrew Pinski wrote: > >> > New version with all of the requested changes. Updated to the > >> > latest sources. > >> > > >> > Notable changes from the previous versions: > >> > VDSO code has been factored out to be easier to understand and > >> > easier to maintain. > >> > Move the config option to the last thing that gets added. > >> > Added some extra COMPAT_* macros for core dumping for easier usage. > >> > >> Apart from a few comments I've made, I would also like to see non-empty > >> commit logs and long line wrapping (both in commit logs and > >> Documentation/). Otherwise, the patches look fine. > >> > >> So what are the next steps? Are the glibc folk ok with the ILP32 Linux > >> ABI? On the kernel side, what I would like to see: > > > > I don't know if this has been discussed on libc-alpha yet or not, but > > I think we need to open a discussion of how it relates to open glibc > > bug #16437, which presently applies only to x32 (ILP32 ABI on x86_64): > > > > https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16437 > > Please leave x32 out of this discussion. I have resolved this bug > as WONTFIX. >From the glibc side, I thought things went by a consensus process these days, not the old WONTFIX regime of he who shall not be named. If this is not fixed for x32, then x32 cannot provide a conforming C environment and thus it's rather a toy target. But I think we should discuss this on libc-alpha. In the mean time please leave it REOPENED. Rich
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