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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 at 04:58:29PM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
>  First, i386 was a bad name  (it should have been called x86, or ia32),
>  let's not redo the same mistake.

Good point.

>  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).

Hmm, why is arm so complicated. Do they really need 1000 different
CPU variants?

Len Sorensen

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