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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:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Specs/M/ARMDpkgWishlist
> (in 'capabilities')

 Notes from the session:

Loïc Minier

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