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Re: Questions regarding armhf port for Raspberry Pi

On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 06:28:44PM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
>  *Debian*'s armhf is configured to use Thumb-2, but you could rebuild
>  the packages with a toolchain defaulting to ARM mode and your binaries
>  would be compatible with the Debian ones as long as both are built
>  with interworking.
>  BTW my gcc man page has an armv6t2 -march= target, so I suspect there
>  are some ARMv6 CPUs with Thumb-2.

ARM1156J(F)-S apparently is ARMv6T2, which is ARMv6 with thunmb2 and a
few other ARMv7 features added, but not all of ARMv7.

So yes it exists, but isn't basic ARMv6.

ARM1136 and ARM1176 (like the pi uses) do not have thumb2.

Len Sorensen

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