Re: Debian ARM achitectures in Sid
Jim Pick wrote:
> After discussions with the Linux/ARM people (Russell King, and
> friends), we've come to the decision that it would be best to have two
> separate ARM architectures:
> armv3 - primarily for use on Acorn RiscPC machines - including
> ones which use the ARM6, ARM7, and StrongARM (without halfword
> support) cpus. This could be a very popular port, as Acorn
> has decided to discontinue manufacturing PCs - so the existing
> customers will be looking for a new OS to install.
> armv4 - for StrongARM machines, such as the Corel NetWinder. With Intel's
> backing, there are probably going to be a lot of StrongARM machines
> coming onto the market in the next year or so.
Are they really binary-incompatible?
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