Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:01:17 +0100 From: Justin Cormack <justin@...cialbusservice.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: ppc64 ABI On 19 April 2015 at 16:12, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: >> v2, usually known as powerpc64le, helpfully. It is not little endian >> exclusively, but there are no existing distros that are big endian. >> Aim was to make it much closer to a standard ABI, so function pointers >> are gone. > > Do you mean function descriptors? yes. > Unless there's a strong reason (like compatibility with existing code, > which won't be much of an issue here) I prefer not to introduce two > different ABIs for the same target. If v2 is really that much better I > would like to just go with it from the beginning. Having v2 for BE > could also be an interesting "first" musl could claim. Yes that seems sane. Justin
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