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SubjectRe: [RFC, Announce] Unified x86 architecture, arch/x86
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On Saturday 21 July 2007 09:35:33 Adrian Bunk wrote:

> The problem with the current "merging" is that it's extremely hard to
> figure out whether some code in x86_64 might be using some code in i386
> since there are currently 5 (five) different mechanisms used for sharing
> code between the two architectures.
>
> It happens so often that someone accidentally breaks one architecture
> because he didn't notice the code also gets used on the other
> architecture.

That's not changing at all. Especially with even more sharing, (than I think
would be prudent) like Thomas treated, you'll likely have to test compile both
for most changes.

-Andi
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