From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-25 02:13:56
On Friday 21 October 2005 20:24, Rush Manbert wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> <snip>
> >>FWIW, we don't have any "link compatibility" notion in V2. It used to be
> >>there, and some remnants still remain, but it never worked good enough to
> >> be useful. Speaking of architecture, it's theoretically possible to link
> >> together x86 and powerpc code, isn't this exactly what Apple's recent
> >> file format does? So, "link compatibility" is a moot thing.
> Just FYI, the new Apple format puts two complete executables in one
> file, then picks which one to use at runtime. The Intel and PPC code do
> not intermix or link. There's no magic.
I know. But from build system POV, it's all the same, you get object which can
be used by PPC code and by x86 code. There's no single "architecture"
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