Re: [PATCH 00/36] AArch64 Linux kernel port

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Jul 17 2012 - 18:35:33 EST

On Tue, 2012-07-17 at 23:18 +0100, Catalin Marinas wrote:

> The uname will still report
> "aarch64" to match the compiler triplet and also avoid confusion of
> existing 32-bit ARM scripts that simply check for "arm*" in the machine
> name.

The compiler triplet seems trivial to change.

The other bit is a relatively weak argument as the 32bit arm
scripts can be changed or fixed likely just as easily.

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