Re: cortex / arm-hardfloat-linux-gnueabi (was Re: armelfp: new architecture name for an armel variant)
2010/7/15, Konstantinos Margaritis <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> First, 'cortex' is not a vendor. it's a cpu family. It's not owned by
> or Qualcomm, but by ARM, if they are OK with us using the name, I don't see
> why the other companies would mind, esp. if they don't offer a cpu in that
> particular family. Our targets are Cortex A8/A9-class cpus, with at least
> vfpv3 and possibly NEON - we'll provide a separate repository with NEON
> binaries where that seems appropriate. So, if Marvell/Qualcomm do provide
> Cortex A8/A9-type cpus -I don't know really, I'm not following all cpu
> from every company- then I don't see a problem. If not, then the port would
> probably not work on those cpus from these companies anyway. Plain 'armel'
> could/should be used in that case.
I personally like 'cortex' as it is much clear. Nowadays we still have
users that ask what they should use 'arm' or 'armel' and what are
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