Re: [PATCH v4 3/7] mips: rename macros and files from '64' to 'n64'
From: Maciej W. Rozycki
Date: Mon Dec 10 2018 - 18:33:11 EST
On Mon, 10 Dec 2018, Paul Burton wrote:
> And I realise that undoing that but keeping n64 in our own filenames &
> macros is another type of inconsistency, but something imperfect is
> unavoidable at this point given that the engineers way back when decided
> to use "ABI64" for n64.
My feeling has been n32 was invented at SGI as an afterthought, hence the
choice of having ABI32 or ABI64 defined for the 32-bit (now o32) and the
64-bit (now n64) ABI respectively was reasonable.