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Re: [RFC, PATCH] ARM related deprecations


On 28/02/12 15:51, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> On 28/02/12 15:38, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>> On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
>>
>>> So how about we just deprecate all targets that are still using FPE format?
>>
>> This patch appears to add back the i[34567]86-*-interix3* deprecation - 
> 
> Oops, botched merge conflict.
> 
>> removed deliberately when the target got a maintainer - and 
>> arm-wrs-vxworks is *not* using FPE format, vxworks.h defines 
>> FPUTYPE_DEFAULT to "vfp".  
> 
> Easily fixed.
> 
> Darn, missed the Win-CE port...
> 
> 
> Otherwise, I think this is OK (given a
>> corresponding change to gcc-4.7/changes.html to note these deprecations).
>>
> 
> I would expect, something like:
> 
> All ARM targets using the legacy FPA floating-point format have been
> obsoleted.  These include the ARM ports for FreeBSD, Linux (old ABI),
> ucLinux (old ABI), rtems (old ABI), Ecos, Win-CE and the old ELF
> bare-metal configurations.
> 
> I'm a bit unhappy about the general wording there.  I don't particularly
> want these ports reviving.  I'd rather see configurations that don't use
> the FPA format floats being contributed.  Suggestions?
> 
> R.
> 
> 

Here's an updated patch and a suggested web-page patch:

R.

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