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).