Re: armelfp: new architecture name for an armel variant
On Tue, Jul 06, 2010, Wookey wrote:
> The reason is that softfp will work on devices with and without FPUs.
> hardfp only works on devices with fpus, whilst still allowing the
> optional use of FPU units when present. So for a binary distribution
> it makes sense as the most general option.
To clarify, softfp requires a FPU, but uses the same ABI as soft, so
you can have an OS with soft and softfp libs (e.g. with hwcaps) which
works on both type of systems
> Some of this is considered here:
> (in 'capabilities')
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