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Re: [PATCH 1/2] Add powerpc little-endian (ppc64le) flags

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Add powerpc little-endian (ppc64le) flags
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:42:39 +0200
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> It is possible to compile using "--target=powerpc -Wl,-EB" - this works
> on all three ppc, ppc64 and ppc64le, but this means hardcoding GNU ld
> dependency.
Thanks for this info.
See attached patch
> So I'd rather try to produce patch for proper support of
> -mbig-endian/-mlittle-endian (including passing it onto gcc linker) and
> until then declared clang on ppc64le having limited support (i.e.
> support for automatic detection by configure).
I agree that this is a better approach in long term. But if we can get
some support for current tools with little work (see patch) and without
risks of breaking other tools I see no reason not to go for it in short term

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