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Re: armelfp: new architecture name for an armel variant

On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 02:58:58PM +0300, Riku Voipio wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2010 at 10:55:25PM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 06, 2010, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > Could the targeted CPU be used in the name? Ie, armelv7.

> Or even just armv7. It is just a name, so it should be short and
> not try to encode too much information in it.

> >  I would be a bit scared that this has a chance of getting out of date,

> we have i386 port and nobody has an issue with 2 decades old name.

Nah, people have issues with it, but backwards-compatibility prevails. :)

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