Re: Future of m68k - Etch and beyond
On Fri, 23 Feb 2007, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 11:50:17PM +1100, Finn Thain wrote:
> > On Fri, 23 Feb 2007, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > > How will the m68k cope with the glibc problem for Lenny in the future?
> > > How is the Coldfire port going on?
> > I think Aranym is a better prospect than ColdFire. Without revisiting the
> > ISA differences etc, Aranym wins on availability and price.
> I do think we'll have a hard time convincing people that it's a good
> idea to support a port which exists in emulation only.
Remaining on topic, why should it be coldfire only?
> Re: price: we received freebies from Freescale to make this possible. I
> don't see why they would not want to repeat this in the future, if
> required (although we'd have to get it to work first :)