RFC: Fix ARMv3 support

Christophe Lyon christophe.lyon@linaro.org
Thu Feb 18 13:28:00 GMT 2016


On 18 February 2016 at 14:20, Nick Clifton <nickc@redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi Christophe,
>
>> Could you modify your new testcases, such that they call
>> check_effective_target_arm_arm_ok ?
>
> Good idea - done.
>
>> I'm just realizing that we currently generate arm_arch_vX_ok
>> for X >=4 only. Maybe you should also add v3?
>
> Possibly.  I am not at all sure how important v3 support is any more
> (or support for any ARM architecture prior to v4t).  Do you know of
> anyone who still needs it ?
>
I am not aware of any such user, but the ARM maintainers would know
better for sure.

FWIW, the original bug report came from the kernel team, when building
all the existing
configurations. So it seems the Linux kernel still wants to support v3.


> Cheers
>   Nick



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