[Pixman] Help with sending patch

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri May 22 10:54:01 PDT 2015

On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 01:22:10PM -0300, Fernando Seiti Furusato wrote:
> Hello!
> I work with package porting to ppc64le and I am currently working on pixman.
> Although the package compiles on the aforementioned architecture, the tests
> fail.
> That is actually caused by some endianness differences in vmx/altivec usage.
> Therefore, I have created a patch that works around those differences.
> What should be the best way to send that patch?
> Can I send it directly to this list?
> I appreciate any help on this.

Isn't altivec always big endian?  If so, that would make running altivec
code while in little endian mode interesting.

I was under the impression that ppc64le used vsx instead of altivec.

Len Sorensen

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