[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Jun 11 12:41:38 CDT 2005

On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 09:33:48AM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net> wrote:
> [...]
> > But if you read the documents from Apple, they tell you it is a pure
> > IA32 ABI. [...] All which is saying that you are stepping backwards
> > to 32bits only.
> > Hopefully they will fix this by the time they finish the transition.
> All they've done is confirmed the ABI for the other architecture
> currently supported by XCode 2.1. There's no reason to believe that
> Apple will restrict themselves to just those two. I gather that OSX
> may also be built internally for MIPS and SPARC. (It'd be fun to run
> OSX on my Ultra 30.)

That would be fun.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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