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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-05 18:57:23

On 2002-06-05 at 02:04 PM, gohmandj_at_[hidden] (Dan Gohman) wrote:

>I'd like to submit an updated mipspro-tools.jam, including support
>for selecting between 32-bit and 64-bit compilation, however I have
>some questions.
>MIPSpro has lots of options that control platform-specific as well as
>processor-specific optimizations. The `architecture' feature seems
>like it would be useful for that purpose. The choice of which ABI
>to use (32-bit or 64-bit in this case) and which instruction set to
>use (support for r4k in this case) don't fit into that category. Right
>now I'm still using separate features, `sgi-abi' and `sgi-isa', to
>specify those. Is this ok, or is it too much polution of the feature

It seems to me that the "sgi-isa" is the "architecture" feature. Why do you
think it doesn't fit?

For the "sgi-abi", a more generic term would be preferable. Are there other
ABIs, other than 32/64, in other cases?

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