sparc64 for GNU/Linux

James A. Morrison ja2morri at
Wed Oct 22 19:10:25 CEST 2003

On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 17:47, Kevin Ryde wrote:
> "James A. Morrison" <ja2morri at> writes:
> >
> >  Well, there is always the sparc32 binary which makes uname lie and
> > say a sparc64 system is a sparc32 system.
> So gcc is built either for 32 bits or for 64 bits, and never the twain
> shall meet?
> Ie. there's no options to choose one or the other, we just figure out
> its mode and act accordingly?

 Well it's possible to choose explicitly between them with -m32 and
-m64, but I don't know a way to tell what gcc implicitly creates.

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