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Re: cortex / arm-hardfloat-linux-gnueabi (was Re: armelfp: new architecture name for an armel variant)

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> How is that different than i386 works on i686?  The name is essentially
> the minimum cpu that can run the code.

 First, i386 was a bad name  (it should have been called x86, or ia32),
 let's not redo the same mistake.

 Second, cortex is not a minimum CPU, it's a particular implementation.
 Cortex-A implies ARMv7, but you can be ARMv7 without being a Cortex-A
 implementation (e.g. QCM snapdragon isn't, Marvell Dove isn't).

Loïc Minier

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