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Fri Dec 8 11:10:53 EST 2006
* Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> [2006-12-08 01:05]:
>mswin32 has been outrageously successful, but linux and darwin less-so.
Linux and Darwin don't have so many special cases. Or at least they're far more likely to have a compiler.
>I think we'll need a DARWIN_INTEL and DARWIN_UNIVERSAL, a more-
>generic linux, and ...?
Separating architecture and OS might be a good idea. And perhaps a distinction between source and binary packages?
What does a platform of i586-linux mean, exactly? That it's compiled already? That it contains assembly that only works on i586? Special compiler flags?
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