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Re: iWMMXt/Linux EABI toolchain

On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 05:43:53PM +0000, Steven Newbury wrote:
> My reason for using the xscale-* triplets was because of the warning below from
> gcc/config/arm/t-xscale-elf:
> # The iWMMXt multilibs are suppressed for now because gcc only
> # supports generating them with the IWMMXT or AAPCS ABIs, neither of
> # which is the default.  Until GCC can generate code for an iWMMXt  
> # which will work with the default ABI it is not possible to safely 
> # generate these multilibs.
> #
> Since I'm not going to be using the default ABI I thought I would be better off
> adding a specific target since my aim is to produce a complete Linux
> environment for general use rather than a stand-alone project.  That way I
> could enable the iWMMXt multilibs without worrying about incompatibility with
> non iWMMXt targets.  Perhaps I'd be better off using iwmmxt-*?

The comment does not apply to an EABI toolchain, which you are
building.  And comments about multilibs don't apply to anything
using --with-cpu; if you're doing that you ought to be using
--disable-multilib anyway.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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