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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r888669 - /apr/apr/trunk/test/testdso.c
Date Wed, 09 Dec 2009 19:47:01 GMT
On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:30 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Eric Covener wrote:
>> .sl vs .so does not seem to be one of the behaviors where the PA64
>> behavior matches the Itanium behavior, confirmed with a PA64 APR build
>> and below:
>> http://docs.hp.com/en/B2355-90968/linkerdifferencesiapa.htm
>> Do you object to backporting the testdso.c update in trunk? The test
>> has to predict what libtool will spit out, and this gets HP/IA64 "make
>> check" running clean.
> It appears we can count on .sl on PA-32 and PA-64... I was confusing this
> for the availability of -ldl on PA-64 and not PA-32.
> Do you want to test for IA, or the absense of PA?  I'd look for PA instead,
> as who knows what the next architecture is.

Not having any luck with that, browsing their headers it seems to be
all __ia64 or !__ia64.

There is one red herring (starbase.c.h) , and a deprecated facility
for determining the HW model (model.h) but I think __ia64 is the way
to go.

Eric Covener

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