[DRE-maint] Bug#474724: RC bug #474724

Bastian Blank waldi at debian.org
Sat May 10 21:51:19 UTC 2008

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 12:08:35PM -0300, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> > So we would only have to get (and I'm sorry, I'm completely lost in
> > this area) the proper CPU string for s390 and add it here. Blindly
> > asking Google makes me believe the proper string for the submitter's
> > environment (64-bit s390) is z900.

Linux/s390 uses s390 and s390x. But the correct way on a Debian system
is to use dpkg-architecture outside and the architecture specific
defines like __s390__ inside the compiler.

> Besides #define'ing the proper symbols, there are issues like endianess
> and other stuff that need to be properly defined for such architecture,
> somewhere in posh.h, and it needs to be tested on an actual s390
> machine.

Endianess is specified by endian.h.


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