Re: [RFC] Rename various 'IA32' uses in arch/x86/ code
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Sun Jun 21 2015 - 09:44:27 EST
* H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> x86-32 is clumsy though. "Original name that stuck" is perfectly legitimate,
> and having multiple names for the same thing is always worse then having
> slightly imperfect names.
But at least for Kconfigs X86-32 is the name that is much more common:
triton:~/tip> make ARCH=i386 allmodconfig
triton:~/tip> grep _386 .config
triton:~/tip> grep _X86_32 .config
So I'd go with that.
Also, since we have 'x86-64', not Not sure I'd consider 'x86-32' clumsy.
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