Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64

Peter Jeremy peter at
Wed Nov 11 08:45:02 UTC 2015

On 2015-Nov-10 22:55:38 -0800, Jordan Hubbard <jkh at> wrote:
>Again, what’s the long-term goal of supporting this architecture?

The things that sparc64 give us that x86 doesn't are big-endian and
strict alignment.  In theory, MIPS, PPC and ARM can give us both of
those but I'm non sure whether we actually have any big-endian
variants of them.

Peter Jeremy
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