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Re: On time64 and Large File Support

From: Wookey
Subject: Re: On time64 and Large File Support
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 04:56:14 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

On 2022-11-12 04:28 +0000, Sam James wrote:
> > On 12 Nov 2022, at 04:20, Wookey <> wrote:
> > 
> > Distros need to co-ordinate on this. If there are going to be new
> > triplets for the 'LFS and 64_bit timet' ABI(s) then we should agree on
> > them and use them. If distros are happy to migrate to these ABIs
> > within the existing arm-linux-gnueabihf and i386-linux-gnu (or
> > i686-linux-gnu) then we should do that.
> > 
> > If half the distros migrate within the existing triplet and the rest use
> > a new one, that sounds like a recipie for much confusion.
> > 
> 100%. And also on sharing patches and known problems
> and experience with the migration. All of it!

OK. It seems that the time is right to have this conversation. So we should 
agree on a place to do it.

We have used the linaro cross-distro list in the past as it is
intended for this sort of cross-cutting discussions. I can't think of
a better place?

Some of the right people are probably already there, but we should
encourage others with relevant expertise to join.

Principal hats:  Debian, Wookware, ARM

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