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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Correct name for 64-bit architecture (not IPF)
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2007 02:29:25 GMT

On Jan 23, 2007, at 6:01 PM, Gregory Shimansky wrote:

> On Tuesday 23 January 2007 22:38 Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> On Jan 23, 2007, at 12:00 PM, Gregory Shimansky wrote:
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>>> +1
>>>> (I thought we'd agreed on this - there were a few remaining cases,
>>>> I thought.)
>>>
>>> I've grepped the sources and found very many places with em64t in
>>> DRLVM and quite many of amd64 in classlib. I think I'll try to
>>> clean the sources and build system completely of mentioning vendor
>>> specific identifiers, so that all functions, interfaces and
>>> constants could be reused in easily in any other code.
>>
>> I meant in meaningful functional places where there would be external
>> visibility or behavior.  I'll take a look too.
>
> This is the question I was actually wanted to ask. Does it make  
> sense to
> completely eliminate all traces of vendor specific platform names  
> like em64t
> and amd64 from source and source file names? Grep with -i, there  
> are many
> variations in the case.

I think so, but I would suggest we focus on where it's "mechanically  
meaningful".  For example, I used the classlib tokens rather than  
drlvm tokens for this when doing jdktools...

I need to go see how pervasive it is, and where....

geir


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