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


2010/7/16 Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>:
>> So, the same question: what is the measured speed up for users of ARM
>> architectures >=5, and is it worth excluding the significant number of
>> users of armv4t boards, from using "the universal operating system"
>> Debian?
> I was not aware of that. If they are some real users of an armv4t port,
> we should probably keep it.

Yes, openmoko, based on Samsung s3c2410 SoC is armv4t, also my GP32[1]
uses same SoC.

Is it worth to lose an much more optimized port within Debian for armv7?
Things simplify by rebuilding either Debian or Ubuntu with optimized
flags over 'armel' architecture as new fork, is that what we all want

[1] http://ajt.iki.fi/travel/debconf5/img_2606-linuxpda_large.jpg

 Héctor Orón

"Our Sun unleashes tremendous flares expelling hot gas into the Solar
System, which one day will disconnect us."

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