Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64
nwhitehorn at freebsd.org
Wed Nov 11 21:53:41 UTC 2015
We currently only support big-endian on PowerPC (32 and 64-bit). We
might support little-endian PowerPC at some point -- Linux is moving in
that direction -- but I'm not sure we have the userbase to warrant it.
On 11/11/15 00:44, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2015-Nov-10 22:55:38 -0800, Jordan Hubbard <jkh at mail.turbofuzz.com> 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.
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