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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/3] configure: Add new target ppc64el-linux-use

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/3] configure: Add new target ppc64el-linux-user
Date: Thu, 8 May 2014 16:25:28 +0100

On 8 May 2014 16:19, Doug Kwan (關振德) <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 7:41 AM, Tom Musta <address@hidden> wrote:
>> We have TCG targets for PowerPC that are bi-endian. It would be much nicer
>> to have to split
>> user mode by endianness.  If the user loads a BE ELF, then run in BE mode
>> .... a LE ELF,
>> then run in LE mode.
>> I know there is much hand waving in that statement ... but maybe we can do
>> better?  ("we" includes
>> "me" in that statement ... since I offered to Doug to help out with this).

> To do this, we need to fix the elf load.

That is far from the only thing that would need changing.
I really don't recommend trying to do something different
from the norm here.

Isn't LE PPC a different ABI anyway? (ELFv2).

-- PMM

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