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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] Add support for ppc64le

From: Timo Teras <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:25:10 +0200

On Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:30:31 -0200
Breno Leitao <> wrote:

> This is a patch that adds support for ppc64le platform. Currently,
> musl fails to build with long double as 128-bits, because POWER does
> not implement IEEE long double but IBM long double which causes the
> following error:
> unsupported long double type musl
> This patch just turns "long double" into "double" for ppc64le.

Should this be in gcc default flags instead? I suspect almost nothing
will work with 128-bit double if c-library does not support it. And
assume this affects ABI too?

Received on Fri Jan 20 2017 - 14:25:10 UTC