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Date:	Thu, 14 Feb 2008 19:13:28 -0800
From:	Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@...cle.com>
To:	Chris Snook <csnook@...hat.com>
Cc:	Tony Breeds <tony@...eyournoodle.com>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>,
	linux-next@...r.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: linux-next build status

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 21:53:48 -0500 Chris Snook wrote:

> Tony Breeds wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 08:24:27PM -0500, Chris Snook wrote:
> >> Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> Initial status can be seen here
> >>> http://kisskb.ellerman.id.au/kisskb/branch/9/ (I hope to make a better
> >>> URL soon).  Suggestions for more compiler/config combinations are
> >>> welcome, but we can't necessarily commit to fulfilling all you
> >>> wishes.  :-)
> >>>
> >> i386 allmodconfig please.
> > 
> > Wont i386 allmodconfig be equivalent to x86_64 allmodconfig?
> 
> Only if there are no bugs.
> 
> Driver code is most likely to trip over bitness/endianness bugs, and 
> you've already got allmodconfig builds for be32, be64, and le64 
> architectures.  Adding an le32 architecture (i386) completes the 
> coverage of these basic categories.

x86_64 doesn't compile ISA drivers (last time I checked).
Could be a few other subtle differences.

---
~Randy
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