Re: armelfp: new architecture name for an armel variant
On Fri, Jul 09, 2010 at 11:11:01AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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 I would be a bit scared that this has a chance of getting out of date,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. :)
And of course i386 only works on i486+ these days. Name stuck, but the