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Re: Machine constraints list
- From: Oleg Endo <oleg dot endo at t-online dot de>
- To: David Wohlferd <dw at LimeGreenSocks dot com>, "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 09 May 2016 08:01:44 +0900
- Subject: Re: Machine constraints list
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- References: <cd004f09-c6eb-ae80-d781-2a13df2c2b2e at LimeGreenSocks dot com>
On Sun, 2016-05-08 at 15:27 -0700, David Wohlferd wrote:
> Looking at the v6 release criteria
> (https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-6/criteria.html) there are about a dozen
> supported platforms.
> Looking at the Machine Constraints docs
> (https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Machine-Constraints.html), there
> 34 architectures listed. That's a lot of entries to scroll thru. If
> these architectures aren't supported anymore, is it time to drop some
> of these from this page?
It's not that these architectures are not supported anymore. They're
just neither primary nor secondary but tertiary platforms instead. On
the release criteria page it says:
"There are no release criteria for tertiary platforms."
BTW, the list of supported architectures is not the "machine
constrants" page, but rather this one: