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Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2020 12:12:32 -0500
From: Segher Boessenkool <>
To: Daniel Kolesa <>
Cc: Michal Suchánek <>,
        Joseph Myers <>,,,,
        Will Springer <>,
        Palmer Dabbelt via binutils <>,
        via libc-dev <>,
Subject: Re: ppc64le and 32-bit LE userland compatibility

On Tue, Jun 02, 2020 at 05:13:25PM +0200, Daniel Kolesa wrote:
> well, ppc64le already cannot be run on those, as far as I know (I don't think it's possible to build ppc64le userland without VSX in any configuration)

VSX is required by the ELFv2 ABI:

Specifically, to use this ABI and ABI-compliant programs, OpenPOWER-
compliant processors must implement the following categories:




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