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Re: deprecate i960 now?
- From: =?UTF-8?B?QnJhbmtvIMSMaWJlag==?= <brane at xbc dot nu>
- To: Stan Shebs <shebs at apple dot com>
- Cc: Mike Stump <mrs at apple dot com>, Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2002 20:43:57 +0200
- Subject: Re: deprecate i960 now?
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Stan Shebs wrote:
i960 seems to be the XOR processor of choice on ATA RAID boards (Promise
Fasttrak SX6000, 3ware Escalade series). I doubt those compaines are
using stockpiled ships in their flagship products.
Mike Stump wrote:
Intel sez they're cranking them in large volumes, and making record
On Thursday, October 3, 2002, at 10:32 AM, Richard Henderson wrote:
I propose that we follow suit and add i960 to the deprecated list
for 3.3 so that it is removed in 3.4.
I'll second it. I think most manufacturing capacity for 960 things
is gone now, and while certain companies had a stock pile of parts,
in time, even those will be gone.
too. They're not doing new designs though.
Brane Čibej <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.xbc.nu/brane/