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SubjectRe: linux-next build status
On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 21:53:48 -0500 Chris Snook wrote:

> Tony Breeds wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 08:24:27PM -0500, Chris Snook wrote:
> >> Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> Initial status can be seen here
> >>> http://kisskb.ellerman.id.au/kisskb/branch/9/ (I hope to make a better
> >>> URL soon). Suggestions for more compiler/config combinations are
> >>> welcome, but we can't necessarily commit to fulfilling all you
> >>> wishes. :-)
> >>>
> >> i386 allmodconfig please.
> >
> > Wont i386 allmodconfig be equivalent to x86_64 allmodconfig?
>
> Only if there are no bugs.
>
> Driver code is most likely to trip over bitness/endianness bugs, and
> you've already got allmodconfig builds for be32, be64, and le64
> architectures. Adding an le32 architecture (i386) completes the
> coverage of these basic categories.

x86_64 doesn't compile ISA drivers (last time I checked).
Could be a few other subtle differences.

---
~Randy


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