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Re: Proposed targets to deprecate for 3.4
- From: "Zack Weinberg" <zack at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Hans-Peter Nilsson <hp at bitrange dot com>
- Cc: Nathanael Nerode <neroden at twcny dot rr dot com>, <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 23:04:50 -0700
- Subject: Re: Proposed targets to deprecate for 3.4
- References: <Pine.BSF.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hans-Peter Nilsson <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> Each characteristic has a unique letter. In all cases, a letter
>> appearing is the desirable case; no letter is the undesirable case;
> I don't agree that some of these are necessary universally
> valued. For example,
> g Port does not define TARGET_ASM_FUNCTION_(PRO|EPI)LOGUE.
> See mmix.c.
There has got to be a better way to do that.
Incidentally, must we have eval: (c-set-style "gnu") at the bottom of
files? It just makes emacs slow to visit them (since it has to pause
and show the eval: to the user).
> These would be nice to have in simtest-howto.html, but without
> any interpretation of value.
Patches are welcome.
>> l Port can use ILP32 mode integer arithmetic.
>> q Port can use LP64 mode integer arithmetic.
> Aren't those two exclusive in a "non-r" port?
No. They might be switchable at compile time only.
> S A Free simulator exists.
> I think a related important point is whether drop-in support for
> compiler testing through that simulator exists in the tree.
Yeah, that would make a good new column.
An important meta-point which folks may have missed is I DO NOT HAVE
TIME TO MAINTAIN OR AUGMENT THIS TABLE. I am not going to spend any
more effort on it. I encourage other people to pick up the ball.