RFR (M): 8036767 PPC64: Support for little endian execution model

Alexander Smundak asmundak at google.com
Tue Mar 11 16:29:23 UTC 2014

On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 8:29 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
> I don't see anything that actually controls what is built. Is it the case
> that the new arch value will be reported by uname on the ppc64le system?
Yes, $(uname -m) is 'ppc64le' on the little endian, and 'ppc64' on the
big endian.
And this distinction propagates to gcc, binutils, etc.

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